User:Oskykins/Benzo withdrawal

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Death may occur when alcohol is combined with other depressants such as opiates, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, gabapentinoids, thienodiazepines or other GABAergic substances.[1]

It is strongly discouraged to combine these substances, particularly in common to heavy doses.

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Death can occur when alcohol is combined with depressants such as opiates, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, gabapentinoids, thienodiazepines or other GABAergic substances.[1]

Depressant overdoses are the most common cause of drug-related deaths.[1] It is strongly discouraged to take large amounts of these substances together.

Sudden withdrawal from extended benzodiazepine usage can result in hypertension, seizures, and death.[2]

When suspending use it is recommended to gradually taper doses[3]

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Death can occur when alcohol is combined with depressants such as opiates, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, gabapentinoids, thienodiazepines or other GABAergic substances.[1]

Sudden withdrawal from extended benzodiazepine usage can result in hypertension, seizures, and death.[4]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Risks of Combining Depressants (Tripsit) | https://tripsit.me/combining-depressants/
  2. A fatal case of benzodiazepine withdrawal. | http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19465812
  3. Canadian Guideline for Safe and Effective Use of Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain - Appendix B-6: Benzodiazepine Tapering | http://nationalpaincentre.mcmaster.ca/opioid/cgop_b_app_b06.html
  4. A fatal case of benzodiazepine withdrawal. | http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19465812