Benzodiazepine Information Coalition
Educating about the potential adverse effects of
benzodiazepines taken as prescribed.
The FDA announced September 23, 2020 that a black box is coming for risks of abuse, misuse, addiction, physical dependence and withdrawal. Since 2017, BIC, along with other patient groups, have campaigned to report the harm patients have experienced. Click here to report yours.
December 10-13, 2020 — Live Virtual Conference
Benzodiazepines: A Crisis Hidden in Plain Sight. Benzodiazepine Information Coalition’s Christy Huff, M.D. presenting with Steven Wright, M.D. and Anna Lembke, M.D.
Giving Tuesday is back, and as we do each year, Benzodiazepine Information Coalition is asking our community for the support we need to continue the work we do. What’s different? Four years after our founding, I am more confident than ever about the future of benzodiazepine awareness.
While the US and the world is convulsed by COVID-19, a dramatic admission has been made by the US Food and Drugs Administration about dangerous benzodiazepine drugs, acknowledging patients have suffered severe withdrawal side effects that have “lasted from weeks to...
In 2017, Benzodiazepine Information Coalition initiated a campaign reporting patient harm to the FDA through their MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting System. Many of the Facebook groups, BenzoBuddies and World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day joined in. We shared our...