An Australian research model suggests that chronic use of benzodiazepines may accelerate dementia.
The doctor didn't have the required state permit to prescribe the drug, which was one of many linked to their patient's deliberate overdose: Victor…
He illegally purchased S4 drugs out of a car boot to sell to the public, according to the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
Figures suggest GPs are prescribing around 20% more antidepressants than this time last year.
Doctors may need to closely monitor women on the drugs prior to conception, US researchers say.
Knowing how to safely prescribe, manage and withdraw benzodiazepines helps to minimise dependence and misuse, and provide safe and supportive care.…
The GP prescribed long-term alprazolam to over a dozen patients with drug dependence.
The drugs are commonly combined but are not safe in the elderly, say researchers.
But one Australian expert remains unconvinced of its link to miscarriage.
Study suggests researchers may have been testing the wrong population when evaluating benzodiazepines.