Treating Psychiatric Comorbidities Might Help Lower Benzodiazepine Use

Treating psychiatric comorbidities might help lower benzodiazepine use
The average daily agonist dose was 111 mg methadone-equivalent; the daily methadone-equivalent dose was 60 mg or higher in 163 patients (84%). Overall, 164 (85%) participants reported lifetime use of benzodiazepines, 108 (56%) reported use in the …
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Reno VA hospital has high rate of painkilling addictive drugs, investigation
CBS News reported last week that the Veterans Affairs Committee of the U.S. House plans to hold hearings on the VA's medical system's approach nationally to pain management, which Chairman Jeff Miller told the network is in dire need of an overhaul …
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