how to use benzodiazepines appropriately

Questions come up about how to use benzodiazepines appropriately.

We know the many downsides...abuse, dependence, withdrawal, cognitive impairment, depression, falls, and more.

Benzos with a SHORT half-life (alprazolam, etc) have a higher risk of dependence and withdrawal symptoms. And those with a LONG half-life (diazepam, etc) cause more sedation and hangover effects.

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