Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Restoril Oral.

Overall User Ratings

212 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 186-190 of 201 Next»
Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
4/15/2008 4:15:08 PM

Reviewer: flog490@aol.com, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have been on it for some time 7.5 to 15mg and does not work as well. After reading about it should have stopped I have been taking for over a year.I asked my DR for the next higher dose and said no.Starting today he changed to Trazodone 50mg at bedtime will update in about a week.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
4/3/2008 4:14:34 PM

Reviewer: Dee, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I used this medication for about two weeks. It never worked at 15 mg so my Dr. upped the dosage to 30mg/ no help. It takes about four hours for me to get to sleep after I take the drug. The drug is no help at all.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
3/15/2008 2:57:20 AM

Reviewer: laratley, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had trouble sleeping for months, and now that on restoril I sleep well. I cant remember a night that I haven't had a peaceful nights sleep.

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
2/25/2008 4:29:40 PM

Reviewer: survivor, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This medicine worked very well to fall asleep and worked moderately well to stay asleep. I did experience intense dreaming. I had side effects during and after using this medication. I experienced tremors, confusion, memory loss, poor coordination, weakness and difficulty concentrating. Much of these symptoms lessened by cutting the dose in half. I discontinued the medication but developed r ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Trouble Sleeping
2/19/2008 10:04:01 AM

Reviewer: Guy, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had bi-pass surgery several months ago. After the surgery I could'nt sleep at all. My Dr. prescribed Restoril for me. It did the trick. I now use it only when I can't sleep, about two nights a week. I don't feel addicted but it works every time.

«Previous 186-190 of 201 Next»
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
 
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

hands on abdomen
Can you catch one?
Woman sitting in front of UV lights
Is yours working?
woman using breath spray
What's causing yours?
womans hand on abdomen
Are you ready for baby?
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
bowl of yogurt with heart shape
Eat for a healthy heart.
woman doing pushups
To help you get fit.
Colored x-ray of tooth decay
Know what to look for.
Woman sitting with child
Do you know the symptoms?
mosquito
Stings, bites, burns, and more.
Allentown, PA
Are you living in one?
Thyroid exam
See how much you know.

Women's Health Newsletter

Find out what women really need.

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.