Monday, January 30, 2023

Tag: benzodiazepine and dementia.

Call to Action: Support a Bill for Informed Benzodiazepine Use

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Massachusetts Bill HD 4554 needs to gain sufficient state representative support by Tuesday, March 1, 2016. This bill will put restrictions on the prescribing of benzodiazepines and non-benzodiazepine sleep aids, and will require that all patients be informed of the potential dangers of these drugs, specifically the dangers of long-term use.

Benzodiazepine Use Linked to Dementia and Memory Loss

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A recent review of the research found that benzodiazepine use may have long-term effects on memory and increase the risk for dementia. The study,...