Benzodiazepine

The Known Dangers of Benzos & Opioids

Combining benzos and opioids can be extremely dangerous. Both types of drugs sedate users and suppress breathing, which is the most common cause of overdose. Not to mention, both drugs carry an incredibly high risk for abuse and dependence. Despite the known dangers...

Benzodiazepine Treatment: Inpatient, Outpatient & PHP Rehabs

Benzodiazepine Addiction Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs that include commonly prescribed substances such as Xanax and Klonopin. Benzodiazepines are different from each other regarding the specific symptoms they treat and whether they’re short-, medium-, or...

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Benzodiazepine Detox & Withdrawal: Symptoms, Timeline & Centers

The Effects of Benzodiazepines Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs that are most frequently prescribed as short-term treatments for anxiety and panic disorders. They may also be prescribed to treat insomnia in the short-term as well. Benzodiazepines are among the...

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Benzodiazepine Addiction: Use, Symptoms of Abuse and Statistics

Benzodiazepine Addiction: Use, Symptoms of Abuse and Statistics

What Are Benzodiazepines? Benzodiazepines are a certain class of drugs that are among the most commonly prescribed psychiatric medications. More than 15 specific benzodiazepines are approved for use by the FDA, and they are used to relieve anxiety and panic disorders,...

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Do Benzos Contribute to the Opioid Epidemic?

Do Benzos Contribute to the Opioid Epidemic?

In recent articles, we have discussed the trending opioid epidemic at length. We talked about the manner in which prescription drugs may lead to heroin, as well as the ways in which advertising has affected opioid use. What we have not discussed, however, is some of...

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