Many of Idaho’s Chronic Opioid Users Prescribed Unsafe Drug Combos

Dec 05, 2018

Researchers found 24,000 chronic opioid users were prescribed either a central nervous system depressant, such as barbiturates or benzodiazepines. Concurrent use of opioids and benzodiazepines has been associated with a fivefold increase in the risk of overdose during the first 90 days of treatment.

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