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BZDBenzodiazepine (tranquilizer)
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Perhaps the most commonly recognized risk associated with benzodiazepine use is the potential for abuse and addiction.
THE OPIOID ADDICTION medications buprenorphine and methadone should not be withheld from patients who are taking benzodiazepines or other drugs that depress the central nervous system, the Food and Drug Administration advised in a safety alert posted Sept.
LABELING FOR PRESCRIPTION opioid pain or cough medicines and benzodiazepines will now carry the strongest available warning regarding serious side effects and death associated with their combined use, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
After an extensive review of the latest scientific evidence, the FDA has announced it is requiring class-wide changes to drug labeling, including patient information, to help inform healthcare providers and patients of the serious risks associated with the combined use of certain opioid medications and a class of central nervous system (CNS) depressant drugs called benzodiazepines.
After an extensive review of the latest scientific evidence, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it is requiring class-wide changes to drug labeling, including patient information, to help inform health care providers and patients of the serious risks associated with the combined use of certain opioid medications and a class of central nervous system (CNS) depressant drugs called benzodiazepines.
We would like to share the experience of treating a high-dose zolpidem dependence patient successfully with benzodiazepine detoxification and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which is frequently used in the alcohol dependence.
THE number of people being treated for problems with benzodiazepines in Kirklees has risen by nearly a fifth in a year.
Besides the period of use, there is some concern about the type of benzodiazepine prescribed, the long-acting ones are not recommended for older adults (10,16) because they take longer for the body to eliminate them and for being associated to alterations arising from the ageing process, they may become risk factors for adverse effects (2,15).
The study was designed to examine the effect of a direct-to-consumer educational intervention on benzodiazepine therapy discontinuation in community-dwelling older adults.
Nonetheless, compelling scientific evidence shows the efficacy of benzodiazepine compounds for treating this clinical syndrome (8).
Most common indication for prescription of benzodiazepine was anxiety and depression.
Diazepam is a long-acting benzodiazepine that increases secretion of the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in the CNS (NIDA, 2014a).