Treatment of Benzodiazepine Dependence

@article{Soyka2017TreatmentOB,
  title={Treatment of Benzodiazepine Dependence},
  author={M. Soyka},
  journal={The New England Journal of Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={376},
  pages={1147–1157}
}
  • M. Soyka
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • The New England Journal of Medicine
Long-term use of benzodiazepines can lead to dependence. Symptoms of withdrawal include anxiety, irritability, confusion, seizures, and sleep disorders. Withdrawal management relies on the use of a single agent (diazepam) and gradual dose reduction. 
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