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