Benzo scripts are getting bigger
The number of benzodiazepine prescriptions may have seen a modest drop but the quantity per script has increased, according to Australian research.
A 20-year study in benzodiazepine dispensing shows despite an overall decline in prescriptions and defined daily doses, the actual quantity per script is at an all-time high.
Almost all major forms of benzodiazepines except alprazolam and diazepam were part of the downward trend.
Nonetheless, benzodiazepine prescriptions