Our Other Prescription Drug Problem

Κατηγορίες: Επιστημονική Ενημέρωση

The epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose has appropriately garnered national attention and led to concerted efforts to reduce overprescribing of opioids, a major cause of today’s drug crisis. By contrast, there has been little effort to address inappropriate prescribing of benzodiazepinescontrolled substances such as alprazolam, clonazepam, diazepam, and lorazepam.

 

Read more at N Engl J Med 378;8 nejm.org February 22, 2018