Benzo

Opioid Prescription, no benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines

The first benzodiazepine was chlordiazepoxide and it was introduced in 1960 to treat insomnia, general anxiety disorder (GAD), seizures, and alcohol withdrawal and panic attacks.  Benzodiazepines work by enhancing the effect of the neurotransmitter GABA. The drugs contain chemicals that aid in the calming effect already produced by...

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