Are benzodiazepines safe to use?
Benzodiazepines are tranquilizers. Some of the most commonly prescribed drugs in this class are Valium, Ativan and Xanax. Many people who have a history of alcohol abuse are more likely to develop an addiction to these drugs since they both have similar drug effects. South Bay Connect Treatment Center and Dr. Tsuang can help those struggling with both alcohol and medication abuse.
Benzodiazepines are one of the most commonly abused drug because of its availability. They are usually used to relieve anxiety and insomnia but side effects of high doses are confusion, dizziness, difficulty breathing, and possibly coma. When taken with alcohol or other medications, the effects may be lethal. With Dr. John Tsuang’s care at South Bay Connect Treatment Center, you or a loved one can get the help you need.