“Opioids and Benzos Not a Good Combination, Health Directors Say”


“Health Commissioner Leana Wen will join other health directors across the country today in asking the federal government to require a ‘black box warning’ when prescribing opioids with a class of drugs called benzodiazepines,” reports the Baltimore Sun. “The health directors believe the combination of drugs are helping to drive the epidemic of prescription drug overdoses.”

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