Substances

Benzos and Alcohol: A Comprehensive Guide

What are benzodiazepines?  Benzodiazepines, often referred to as “benzos,” are a type of prescription sedative often prescribed to individuals for anxiety or insomnia issues. Also referred to as depressants and tranquilizers, benzodiazepines work by producing sedation, inducing sleepiness, relieving anxiety, and in some cases are prescribed to prevent seizures.  Prescription names for benzodiazepines include Valium®, …

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