News and information about Benzodiazepine on Oprah.com.
Chill Pills: Overview of Medications
common are: Xanax (generic name ..... doctors feel Xanax is the most addictive benzodiazepine . Ativan (generic name ..... much as other benzodiazepines —important ..... the liver. Klonopin (generic name ..... sedating than Xanax or Ativan
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Beauty Queen Tara Conner's Revelations
pills like Vicodin. "I started taking Percocet, Xanax , Valium , Klonopin , morphine pills, methadone [and] OxyContin ..... it." Earlier that day, Tara says she'd taken a Xanax and was still feeling the effects. Tara stood onstage
What's Making You Dizzy?
vomiting. The fix: Drugs that stop dizziness by suppressing signals from the vestibular system, such as Ativan (lorazepam) and Valium ( diazepam ), as well as antinausea drugs like Antivert (meclizine). Acyclovir, which helps suppress herpes
Dr. Hurt Me
hope. If a physician does not take a detailed addiction history from any patient to whom he prescribes a drug like Xanax , Valium or Oxycontin, he is abandoning his Hippocratic Oath and essentially becoming a dealer. When a patient dies in this
Valley of the Dulls
be questioning why. And anyone whose drug cocktail includes antianxiety meds may get a double whammy: Benzodiazepines like Ativan and Xanax list "memory impairment" as a possible adverse reaction on their package inserts. Many in the field
Prescription Pill Addiction
addictive potential as street drugs." Whether it's Xanax , Vicodin, Valium or Percocet, Dr. Oz says more than 50 million Americans ..... that fall under the opioid category, while Valium and Xanax are depressants that depress the central nervous system
Scared to Fly? Sure. But Do You Know Why?
begin my standard preboarding routine: lying awake for two nights and checking 50 times to make sure I had enough Xanax , Ativan , and Vicodin to withstand the flight. I'd been an exemplary flier from childhood through college. Then, in 2005
This Will Take the Edge Off
tranquilizers from Miltown to Xanax inside the complex sociohistorical ..... Barbara Gordon's memoir of Valium addiction, I'm Dancing ..... requiring pharmacology? Are Xanax and its predecessors serving ..... write a prescription for Valium but 30 minutes to explain
5 Facts About Addiction
narcotic analgesics (Vicodin, OxyContin, etc.), stimulants (Adderall, Dexedrine, etc.) and sedative hypnotics ( Xanax , Ativan , etc.)—have addictive potential in certain people. As a medical industry, we need to be regulating medications
Are You Secretly Sad?
disorder. They're not addictive. But the confusion is understandable: Certain anti-anxiety medications, such as Valium and Xanax , can be addictive, and general practitioners frequently prescribe these drugs to depressed patients, rather than