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Overdose risk in youth taking benzodiazepines for sleep disorders

Heather Mason   |   Medical News   |   25 November 2022
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Youths who use benzodiazepines for insomnia have an increased risk of a drug overdose in the six months after starting treatment compared with those using alternative pharmacological treatments such as trazodone, hydroxyzine, and zolpidem.

This cohort study included people 10 to 29 years of age from a US commercial claims...

          

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