Tag: long term use of benzodiazepines
From Scienmag: "On average, the patients were 78 years old when they received their first benzodiazepine prescription — an advanced age for use of the...
From Bad Benzos: "Please educate yourselves, the medical community, and the general public about the devastating effects of benzodiazepines."
A large study of the population in Taiwan reveals that long-term use of benzodiazepine drugs, commonly prescribed for anxiety, significantly increases the risk for brain, colorectal, and lung cancers. The research, published open-access in the journal Medicine, also identifies the types of benzodiazepines that carry the greatest cancer risk.