Temazapam side effect

Patient

Q: Hi, My boyfriend is being treated for depression with 60mg citalopram and also suffer with bad asthma and smokes even though he is cutting down. His sleep pattern has suffered as a result of this so the doctor has prescribed him temazapam 10mg again because the drug I am not happy about. He plans to take the prescribed 14 pills every few days to try and normalise his sleep routine . I do not think it is a good idea but he thinks it will be fine. Is it okay to be taking temazepam like that?

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