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  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benzodiazepine_misuse
  • The non-medical use of Benzodiazepines (called misuse or abuse in public health journals[1]) is the use of benzodiazepines without a prescription, often for recreational purposes, which poses risks of dependence, withdrawal and other long-term effects.[2...
  • http://psychology.wikia.com/wiki/Benzodiazepines
  • Benzodiazepines enhance the effect of the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid, which results in sedative, hypnotic (sleep-inducing), anxiolytic (anti-anxiety), anticonvulsant, muscle relaxant and amnesic action.[2] These properties make benzodiazepi...
  • http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Benzodiazepines.aspx
  • Benzodiazepines are medicines that help relieve nervousness, tension, and other symptoms by slowing the central nervous system.
  • http://www.choosehelp.com/topics/suboxone-and-methadone/benzodiaz...
  • Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs used as tranquilizers.They
  • http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/publications/drug-profiles/benzodiazepine
  • Benzodiazepines are widely used in medicine to treat anxiety and insomnia.
  • http://www.cochrane.org/CD005063/ADDICTN_benzodiazepines-for-alco...
  • Benzodiazepines are more effective than placebo against alcohol withdrawal seizures while they have variable profile against other commonly used treatments
  • http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/drugs-and-treatments/s...
  • Explains what sleeping pills and minor tranquillisers are used for, how the medication works, possible side effects and information about withdrawal.
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  • Examples of common antianxiety medicines, muscle relaxants, and antiseizure medicines include:
  • http://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/26720
  • Benzodiazepines should be used to treat insomnia only when it is severe, disabling or subjecting the individual to extreme distress.
  • http://www.medpagetoday.com/drugs/Quazepam/498000
  • Discontinuation dosing: gradually taper dosage after extended therapy; abrupt discontinuation should generally be avoided
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    Opioid and benzodiazepine use during therapeutic hypothermia in encephalopathic neonates
    Nature - Thursday, October 17, 2019
    What does Xanax feel like? Xanax is a benzodiazepine, a class of drug that treats anxiety and panic disorders. It usually takes less than an hour to kick in and has a calming, relaxing effect. Learn more here. 2 Oct 2019
    Medical News Today - Wednesday, October 9, 2019
    How long does Xanax last? Xanax is a benzodiazepine that treats anxiety and panic disorders. This article looks at how long its effects last, when the drug expires, what withdrawal is like, and other factors to consider. 27 Sep 2019
    Medical News Today - Monday, September 30, 2019
    Ativan (lorazepam) Ativan is a brand-name prescription medication that's used to treat anxiety, insomnia (trouble sleeping), and status epilepticus (a severe type of seizure). It's a type of drug called a benzodiazepine. Ativan is also available as the ge
    Medical News Today - Saturday, August 31, 2019
    Benzodiazepines and Panic Disorder
    Cochrane - Friday, July 12, 2019
    Protocolization of Post-Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Pain Control with Elimination of Benzodiazepines and Long-Acting Opioids
    Wolters Kluwer Health - Friday, July 12, 2019
    Benzodiazepines for panic disorder in adults
    Cochrane - Thursday, April 4, 2019
    Benzodiazepine Abuse Rising and Causing Concerns
    Web MD - Thursday, February 7, 2019
    Benzodiazepines: The Other Prescription Drug Problem
    RXList - Sunday, January 27, 2019
    2003 to 2015 Saw Increase in Outpatient Benzodiazepine Use
    Physicians Briefing - Sunday, January 27, 2019
    Aleafia Health Study Indicates 45% of Patients End Benzodiazepine Use Following Medical Cannabis Treatment
    P&T Community - Friday, January 25, 2019
    Dangerous increases in patients mixing opioids, benzodiazepines or Z-drugs
    Science Daily - Thursday, January 24, 2019
    Benzodiazepine, Opioid Co-Usage Up in the United States
    Physicians Briefing - Thursday, January 24, 2019
    Benzodiazepines May Boost Pneumonia Risk, Especially in Seniors
    Medscape - Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Benzodiazepine receptor agonist dispensations in Alberta: a population-based descriptive study
    Cmaj Open - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Increasing Use, and Misuse, of Benzodiazepines
    Science Daily - Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    Study finds increasing use, and misuse, of benzodiazepines
    Eurekalert - Tuesday, December 18, 2018
    What's the difference between Valium and Xanax? Valium and Xanax are both benzodiazepines. As sedatives, they have some uses in treating anxiety, but the two can cause slightly different side effects and interactions, and both can result in dependency and
    Medical News Today - Thursday, December 13, 2018
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    Benzodiazepines are a widely prescribed group of medicines with a range of clinical uses, including the treatment of anxiety and insomnia and the management of alcohol withdrawal. For a number of reasons this group of medicines are often misused by high-r...

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    The Benzodiazepine (pronounced /ˌbɛnzəʊdaɪˈæzəˌpiːn/, often abbreviated to "benzos") first introduced to the market in 1960 are a commonly prescribed class of psychoactive drugs with varying sedative, hypnotic, anxiolytic (antianxiety), antico...

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  • And the Choosing Wisely Campaign which you are all aware of as mentioned earlier, American Geriatric Society says do not use benzodiazepines or other sedative hypnotics in older patients as first choice for insomnia, agitation or delirium and avoid physi...

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  • UPMC Physician Resources: Anxiety Disorders in Older Adults
           
    So Benzodiazepines we know are heavily prescribed in older adults and they are a no-no with F tags in nursing homes.

    Misuse of benzodiazepines among high-risk opioid users
           
    Benzodiazepines are a widely prescribed group of medicines with a range of clinical uses, including the treatment of anxiety and insomnia and the management of alcohol withdrawal. For a number of reasons this group of medicines are often misused by high-r...

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    Benzodiazepines
    Chemical structure of the benzodiazepine flumazenil, which contains an imidazole ring fused to positions one and two, a methyl group at position four, an exocylic carbonyl oxygen atom a position five, and a fluorine atom at position seven.
    Diazepam 2 mg and 5 mg diazepam tablets, which are commonly used in the treatment of benzodiazepine withdrawal.
    Chlordiazepoxide 5 mg capsules, which are sometimes used as an alternative to diazepam for benzodiazepine withdrawal.
    The molecular structure of chlordiazepoxide, the first benzodiazepine.
    Benzodiazepines
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    Chemical structure of the benzodiazepine flumazenil, which contains an imidazole ring fused to positions one and two, a methyl group at position four, an exocylic carbonyl oxygen atom a position five, and a fluorine atom at position seven.
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    Diazepam 2 mg and 5 mg diazepam tablets, which are commonly used in the treatment of benzodiazepine withdrawal.
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    Chlordiazepoxide 5 mg capsules, which are sometimes used as an alternative to diazepam for benzodiazepine withdrawal.
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    The molecular structure of chlordiazepoxide, the first benzodiazepine.
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    Superposition of the chemical structures of a benzodiazepine and nonbenzodiazepine ligand and their interactions with binding sites within the receptor.
    On the left is the chemical structure of the parent benzodiazepine ring system, which consists of a seven-membered ring containing two nitrogen atoms fused to a six-membered ring. The two nitrogen atoms are labeled one and four. On the right is the chemic
    In a 2011 survey of 292 clinical experts in Scotland, benzodiazepines ranked 8th in both personal harm and social harm out of 19 common recreational drugs.[13]
    Benzodiazepines can induce a severe benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome as well as drug seeking behaviour.
    Flumazenil is a benzodiazepine antagonist that can reverse the effects of benzodiazepines, although its use following benzodiazepine overdose is controversial.
    Superposition of the chemical structures of a benzodiazepine and nonbenzodiazepine ligand and their interactions with binding sites within the receptor.
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    On the left is the chemical structure of the parent benzodiazepine ring system, which consists of a seven-membered ring containing two nitrogen atoms fused to a six-membered ring. The two nitrogen atoms are labeled one and four. On the right is the chemic
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    In a 2011 survey of 292 clinical experts in Scotland, benzodiazepines ranked 8th in both personal harm and social harm out of 19 common recreational drugs.[13]
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    Benzodiazepines can induce a severe benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome as well as drug seeking behaviour.
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    Flumazenil is a benzodiazepine antagonist that can reverse the effects of benzodiazepines, although its use following benzodiazepine overdose is controversial.
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    A variety of Benzodiazepines along with their molecular structure.
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    Antihistamines, benzodiazepine and antidepressants have all been associated with dry eye in the overall population.
    benzodiazepine benzo usage in U.S. in 2008 by gender and age
    Benzodiazepine Abuse
    A variety of Benzodiazepines along with their molecular structure.
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    File:Benzodiazepine a.svg
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    Antihistamines, benzodiazepine and antidepressants have all been associated with dry eye in the overall population.
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    benzodiazepine benzo usage in U.S. in 2008 by gender and age
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    Benzodiazepine Abuse
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    Cover of Benzodiazepines in Older Adults: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines
    Generallly, doses of approximately 0.1 mg to 0.2 mg (corresponding to peak plasma levels of 3 to 6 ng/mL) usually produce complete antagonism, whereas higher doses of 0.4 to 1 mg (peak plasma levels of 12 to 28 ng/mL) usually produce complete antagonism i
    Benzodiazepines - these are a class of prescription drugs (including estazolam and clonazepam) used to treat conditions like insomnia, anxiety, seizures, muscle spasms and alcohol withdrawal.
    How benzodiazepines work
    Nonbenzodiazepines interact with benzodiazepine-like receptors, but are structurally different from the true benzodiazepines.
    Cover of Benzodiazepines in Older Adults: A Review of Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines
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    Generallly, doses of approximately 0.1 mg to 0.2 mg (corresponding to peak plasma levels of 3 to 6 ng/mL) usually produce complete antagonism, whereas higher doses of 0.4 to 1 mg (peak plasma levels of 12 to 28 ng/mL) usually produce complete antagonism i
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    Benzodiazepines - these are a class of prescription drugs (including estazolam and clonazepam) used to treat conditions like insomnia, anxiety, seizures, muscle spasms and alcohol withdrawal.
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    How benzodiazepines work
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    Nonbenzodiazepines interact with benzodiazepine-like receptors, but are structurally different from the true benzodiazepines.
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    benzodiazepine and Alzheimer's risk
    Prescription use of benzodiazepines
    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
    When zolpidem (Ambien) was first discovered, scientists thought it unlikely to cause tolerance, dependence or be subject to abuse like benzodiazepines.
    Although Ambien belongs to a different class of medicines than older drugs historically prescribed for sleep (such as benzodiazepines), it works in a similar way.
    benzodiazepine and Alzheimer's risk
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    Prescription use of benzodiazepines
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    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
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    When zolpidem (Ambien) was first discovered, scientists thought it unlikely to cause tolerance, dependence or be subject to abuse like benzodiazepines.
    drugs.com
    Although Ambien belongs to a different class of medicines than older drugs historically prescribed for sleep (such as benzodiazepines), it works in a similar way.
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    Benzodiazepines such as diazepam (Valium), alprazolam (Xanax), triazolam (Halcion), or lorazepam (Ativan) are a drug class at high risk for abuse and addiction.
    Nonbenzodiazepines are similar to benzodiazepines but they work on the more focused sleep centers of the brain.
    Benzodiazepines (BZDs) are a class of drugs that work on specific receptors in the brain to promote sleep.
    Benzodiazepine Withdrawal
    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
    Benzodiazepines such as diazepam (Valium), alprazolam (Xanax), triazolam (Halcion), or lorazepam (Ativan) are a drug class at high risk for abuse and addiction.
    drugs.com
    Nonbenzodiazepines are similar to benzodiazepines but they work on the more focused sleep centers of the brain.
    drugs.com
    Benzodiazepines (BZDs) are a class of drugs that work on specific receptors in the brain to promote sleep.
    drugs.com
    Benzodiazepine Withdrawal
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    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
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    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (efficacy analysis).
    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (efficacy analysis).
    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (efficacy analysis).
    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (efficacy analysis).
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    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
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    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (efficacy analysis).
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    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
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    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (efficacy analysis).
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    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (efficacy analysis).
    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
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    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
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    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (efficacy analysis).
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    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
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    Intramuscular antipsychotic drugs/benzodiazepines for dementia (safety analysis).
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