Benzodiazepines prescription in Dakar: a study about prescribing habits and knowledge in general practitioners, neurologists and psychiatrists

@article{Diye2006BenzodiazepinesPI,
  title={Benzodiazepines prescription in Dakar: a study about prescribing habits and knowledge in general practitioners, neurologists and psychiatrists},
  author={Amadou Moctar Di{\`e}ye and M. Sylla and A. Ndiaye and M. Ndiaye and Sy Guata Yoro and B. Faye},
  journal={Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20}
}
  • Amadou Moctar Dièye, M. Sylla, +3 authors B. Faye
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Fundamental & Clinical Pharmacology
  • Benzodiazepines are relatively well‐tolerated medicines but can induce serious problems of addiction and that is why their use is regulated. However, in developing countries like Senegal, these products are used without clear indications on their prescription, their dispensation or their use. This work focuses on the prescription of these medicines with a view to make recommendations for their rational use. Benzodiazepine prescription was studied with psychiatrists or neurologists and… CONTINUE READING
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