Alprazolam and diazepam: addiction potential.

  • S Juergens
  • Published 1991 in Journal of substance abuse treatment


Alprazolam and diazepam, the two most prescribed benzodiazepine anxiolytics in the United States, have potential for addictive use. The Drug Abuse Warning Network (DAWN) indicates they are the most mentioned benzodiazepines, and the National Household Survey indicates significant abuse of tranquilizers. Both drugs are rapidly absorbed and enter the brain… (More)


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