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Archive for March, 2012

The Dangers Of Benzos

Mar 23rd, 2012 | By

Benzodiazepines (“benzos” or “BZD”)  can cause dependence with just a few weeks of use. While most doctors know that benzodiazepine can be a problem and educate their patients on its use, there are still some patients out there who either don’t know the risks or become dependent from overuse. Although benzodiazepines have been very effective at treating short-term anxiety, epilepsy and some movement problems, they can also have some very
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Addicted To Ativan

Mar 6th, 2012 | By

Ativan is the generic name for Lorazepam and is prescribed as an anti-anxiety drug. As a benzodiazepine drug (“benzo”), it works as a tranquilizer and suppresses the central nervous system. It’s often prescribed for general anxiety disorder and insomnia. Signs of Ativan Addiction Ativan addiction may not be easily apparent at first. The symptoms of regular use and the symptoms of addiction are often the same thing. Not everyone who
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Librium: Potential for Addiction

Mar 1st, 2012 | By

Heavy drinkers who are trying to become sober may be prescribed Librium. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms need to be managed carefully to help the alcoholic break away from the physical dependency on it. Medications may be given to help the addict feel more comfortable during detoxification, but there is always a risk of Librium addiction if it is taken over a long time. Librium: Alcohol Withdrawal Medication Librium may be prescribed
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