BENZO guide

It is estimated that 1.5 million people are addicted to benzodiazepines in the UK
Benzodiazepines are widely prescribed for a variety of conditions such as anxiety, insomnia and in severe cases of depression if accompanied by anxiety or severe distress. Benzodiazepines

The Committee on Safety of Medicines strongly recommend not to use benzodiazepines alone to treat depression or anxiety associated with depression, since suicide may be precipitated in such patients.

Benzodiazepines induce dependence and addiction. It is estimated that 1.5 million people are addicted to benzodiazepines in the UK, and many of them have been addicted for a very long period of time.

Types of Benzodiazepines:

  • Alprazolam
  • Chlonoazepam
  • Chlorodiazepoxide
  • Clobozam
  • Diazepam
  • Flurazepam
  • Loprazolam
  • Lorazepam
  • Lormetazepam
  • Nitrazepam
  • Oxazepam
  • Temazepam
  • Triazolam