Tag Archives: Overdose

Sleep Disorder Pill Increases Risk of Overdose in Youths

A study1 published in November 2022 in the journal JAMA found that young people who were prescribed benzodiazepines for a sleep disorder may be at higher risk for an overdose. Benzodiazepines, such as Xanax, are commonly prescribed to treat anxiety and insomnia. Sleep plays a vital role in your overall health and empowers your body… Read More »

Pain Killer Overdose

For years Methadone has been hailed as he miracle solution for opiate addicts. This drug was developed to finally rid addicts of the ever-present cravings and withdrawal symptoms that people depend on opiates often feel. But what if this drug had one loop hole that patients weren’t aware of? Well it does. Methadone paired with… Read More »

Benzodiazepine Addiction, Overdose, Withdrawal, Side effects and Recovery (benzos e.g. Xanax, Klonopin, Rivotril, Clonazepam, Ativan etc.)

Lorazepam withdrawal cold turkey day 18. Called ER no help. Called oncologist. Said call 911. Took Lorazepam from 10-1-12 to 9-10-14 when I read about a link between Lorazepam and dementia. Aug 14 started losing brain. Could not finish sentence. Repeated myself, cried uncontrollably, depression the worst in my life. I was given Lorazepam during… Read More »