Benzodiazepine, Understanding Addiction / 05.04.2021

What Are Benzodiazepines or Benzos?

Benzodiazepines are psychoactive drugs, a class of drugs used to replace barbiturates for insomnia, anxiety and seizures. They  have hypnotic (sleep-inducing), sedative, anti-anxiety, muscle relaxant and anticonvulsant properties. They are some of the most prescribed medications in the States, particularly among older people. These specific drugs...