Flurazepam is a prescription sleep medicine that is available in both brand-name and generic forms. It is typically prescribed for just a short period of time, but long-term use is possible. Common side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, and lightheadedness. Conditions that you should tell your healthcare provider about before taking flurazepam include depression, lung problems or breathing problems, and any allergies.

What Is Flurazepam?

Flurazepam (Dalmane®) is a prescription sleep medication approved as an insomnia treatment. It is generally recommended for short-term use, although occasionally long-term use may also be appropriate.
(Click What Is Flurazepam Used For? for more information, including possible off-label uses.)

Side Effects of Flurazepam

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with flurazepam. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of flurazepam include, but are not limited to:
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Coordination problems.
(Click Flurazepam Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)

Flurazepam HCL Drug Information

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