Mylan Medications - Identify Your Pill
Mylan 5050 Yellow Capsule
What is Mylan 5050? What kind of medication is the yellow capsule with MYLAN 5050 written in black on its sides?
Mylan 5050 is Temazepam 30 mg (also
known as Restoril). It is a sedative
prescribed for treatment of insomnia.
The yellow capsule of Mylan 5050
contains 30mg of Temazepam.
See also Mylan 4010.
Temazepam is a hypnotic agent. In sleep laboratory studies, temazepam of Mylan 5050 brand significantly decreased the number of nightly awakenings.
Temazepam (Mylan 5050) also possesses anticonvulsant properties and it has been used to manage seizures in adults. Though it is highly effective, its use as an anticonvulsant is rare due to its sedative and motor impairing properties.
Temazepam, including Mylan 5050 capsules, should not be used in pregnancy, as it may cause fetal damage. The safety and effectiveness of temazepam have not been established in children; Mylan 5050 capsules should therefore generally not be given to individuals under 18 years of age, and should not be used at all in children under 6 months old.
Temazepam has the highest rate of drug intoxication, including overdose, among the common benzodiazepines. The typical side effects of typical of hypnotic benzodiazepines are related to CNS depression, and include somnolence, dizziness, fatigue, ataxia, headache, lethargy, impairment of memory and learning, increased reaction time and impairment of motor functions (including coordination problems).
Mylan's Temazepam like other benzodiazepine drugs can cause physical dependence and addiction. Withdrawal from Mylan 5050 or other benzodiazepines after regular use often leads to a benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome, which resembles symptoms during alcohol and barbiturate withdrawal. The higher the dose and the longer the drug is taken for, the greater the risk of experiencing unpleasant withdrawal symptoms.
In the USA, Temazepam (including Mylan 5050 capsules) is a Schedule IV drug and is only available by prescription. Specially coded prescriptions may be required in certain States. Temazepam abuse is not widespread. Other benzodiazepines are more commonly prescribed for insomnia. In the United States, temazepam is the fifth most prescribed benzodiazepine. Individuals abusing benzodiazepines obtain the drug by getting prescriptions from several doctors, forging prescriptions, or buying diverted pharmaceutical products on the illicit market.
Mylan has pioneered the development and production of sophisticated dosage forms such as extended-release tablets and 5050 capsules as well as transdermal patches that deliver medication through the skin.
You benefit directly when Mylan Generics are used in place of name-brand medicines. First, because you will be receiving a high quality medicine, and second, because Mylan Generics are generally more affordable.
However, you may try and order Temazepam (Restoril) marketed by other manufacturers, too!
You may try and order Mylan's Temazepam by clicking this image of
Mylan 5050 capsule.