Withdrawal and detoxification from benzodiazepine dependence: a potential role for clonazepam.

@article{Albeck1987WithdrawalAD,
  title={Withdrawal and detoxification from benzodiazepine dependence: a potential role for clonazepam.},
  author={J H Albeck},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={1987},
  volume={48 Suppl},
  pages={43-9}
}
  • J H Albeck
  • Published 1987 in The Journal of clinical psychiatry
Alprazolam and triazolam dependence and withdrawal may be uniquely problematic. This paper describes current clinical approaches to benzodiazepine withdrawal, with a focus on recent experience with alprazolam. The withdrawal characteristics of the triazolobenzodiazepines are discussed, and the epidemiology of benzodiazepine dependence is reviewed. Estimates of the incidence of alprazolam abuse are provided from Drug Abuse Warning Network data. The only two case reports in the literature of… CONTINUE READING

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