Benzodiazepines are typically used for phobias and General Anxiety Disorders. It has shown some benefits, although to a lesser extent, for PTSD. Some forms of Benzodiazepines have been used for treatment of Bipolar Disorder. Side effects can include drowsiness, dizziness, gastrointestinal symptoms, confusion, grogginess, change in heart rate and nightmares. Some common trade names are Valium and Xanax.
While manufactures say that Zoloft is safe to take there have been many instances where people using this drug have had fatal side effects. Starting off with the least serious side
Prior to prescribing a sleeping pill, it is imperative “to assess the nature of the sleep problem” (p 200) as insomnia and sleep apnea which may require specific treatment outside sleeping pills. Sleeping pills are subdivided into five categories namely; benzodiazepines, specific GABA-A receptor agonists, sedating antidepressants, medications that change the circadian rhythm and over the counter sleeping pills. GABA-A agonists include zolpidem and zaleplon while sedating antidepressants include trazodone and
Recent studies show that 38% of people who use this product as an escape to sleeping at night are suffering with liver disorders. Taking this product misdirected sends wrong messages to your body. It puts your body to sleep when your body cant or doesn’t want to. It slows you down when you body is not ready to slow down. It controls your body almost opposite of how it should or wants to be run. The day after you take this product improperly, you feel like your dragging along, sluggish and weak. Maybe you did get to fall asleep the night before but you sure put a beating on your body for the next day.
After lengthy discussions about the areas of concern and the potential risks that these presented both to staff and service users from a physical, mental and emotional perspective it was agreed that zopiclone was no longer to be classed as a controlled medication and that the service user could take this at a time of their choosing at night providing it was before the night worker finished dispensing medication which was usually about 111pm and agreed that the service user would need to go to bed within 15 minutes of taking this medication due to having a short timeframe of about 15-30 minutes where it is effective. It was also agreed that the service user would also be advised of this information to ensure that this is supportive to them through a physically difficult period whilst completing a detox.
Benzodiazepine are commonly used and widely trusted for medical use because they have high safety rating, and death is rare even among cases of overdose. Valium medically targets certain chemicals in the brain that cause anxiety because they have become unbalanced. It is used medically to treat anxiety, forms of epilepsy, panic attacks, spontaneous muscle spasms, alcohol withdrawal, and other types of drug withdrawals. It is a legal drug in the United States. In 1963, three years after it was approved, it was released the the public and like other benzodiazepine drugs, it quickly became popular. In fact, it was the best selling pharmaceutical in the United States from 1969 to 1982. Due to this popularity, Hoffmann La-Roche gained a credible and well-known reputation. Valium is a popular and well known drug.
Inside and out, the Zapotecs lived in cultivating towns, mountain settlements, scattered farms, provincial territories, and two urban centers, Juchitán and Tehuantepec. A run of the mill Zapotec people group contained government structures, a position of love, school structures, dry-merchandise stores, and perhaps a well being building or facility. Their homes were made of stone and mortar. The Zapotec were seekers, and were accepted to have chased impala, deer, jackrabbits, squirrels, fox, rats, and quail. They did their chasing with darts and lances. They strategized chasing by aggravating hedges to drive squirrels and rabbits to a focal
Flumazenil is the drug that is used to treat benzodiazepine overdose. In adults the dosage is 0.2 mg, additional 0.3 mg may be given 30 sec later. Further doses of 0.5 mg may be given at 1-min intervals, if necessary to a total dose of 3 mg. In children, 0.01 mg/kg (maximum dose 0.2 mg) with repeat doses every minute up to a cumulative dose of 1 mg. Seizures are a life threatening risk associated with Flumazenil.
In the summer 2015 edition of Southern Living, the sleep aid medication, ZzzQuil, attracts attention of adults who have trouble sleeping. Since the ad is in a Southern Living magazine, it will be viewed by people standing in line at grocery stores or by those who subscribe to the magazine. ZzzQuil is a non-habit forming sleep aid for the relief of occasional sleeplessness that helps you fall asleep quicker. This ad catches the attention of people who may have trouble sleeping due to its size, detail, and imagery. The top of the ad is a dark sky with a white crescent moon that complements the white text at the bottom, and while the reader’s eyes go from the top to the bottom of the ad, the picture in the middle is the most important and draws
Depressants are often prescribed to treat anxiety, panic disorders, and insomnia. Drugs in this category include barbiturates like Nembutal and Seconal as well as benzodiazepines like Ativan, Valium, and Xanax. Sleep medications like Ambien, Lunesta, and Sonata are also in this class of drugs. These drugs are often abused because they have a calming and relaxing effect. However, they can also cause confusion, drowsiness, and memory problems. Like opioids, taking too many depressants can also stop a person’s breathing.
Möller (1999) has critically examined and analyzed the effectiveness, risk, and safety measures of using benzodiazepine that is consistent with Batelaan, Van Balkom & Stein (2012) idea. Moller (1999) argues that as much as benzodiazepine has many survival values, the drug is crammed with notable side effects and risks that can jeopardize the health of the patient. The author presented traceable basic pharmacotherapy of benzodiazepines that has played an imperative role in accounting the side effects of it. In addition, the author has provided pharmacological properties of benzodiazepines and linked the properties with side effects and potential risks. The author has analyzed the clinical indications and
These drugs have the ability to reduce CNS activity causing the drug to promote fatigue which allows for a more productive sleep. Benzodiazepines that are intended to treat insomnia are classified as hypnotics. Some benzodiazepines are considered sedatives because they are prescribed to relax and calm patients which allows successful treatment for anxiety. Benzodiazepines are considered to substantially less dangerous than barbiturates because there are usually lower doses prescribed which lead to fewer instances of addiction. However, these drugs can be considered dangerous when they are combined with alcohol. Mixing barbiturates with alcohol can cause heightened and harmful