Consider Strategies for Safe Use of Benzodiazepines and Z-Drugs

You'll see benzodiazepines and "Z-drugs" (zopiclone, etc) come under even more scrutiny.

You're well aware of the many risks with these drugs, such as harm when used with opioids...severe withdrawal symptoms...and Beers Criteria concerns of falls and cognitive impairment in the elderly.

Health Canada will require labelling updates to strengthen safety wording around these risks...including the risk of overdose and death.

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