• Overdose Risk Quintuples With Opioid and Benzodiazepine Use: Study

    27 days ago - By Medindia Health

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends against concurrent use of opioids and benzodiazepines, but nearly a quarter of Medicare recipients who are prescribed opioids also fill prescriptions for benzodiazepines. Both drugs have sedative effects.
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