Cardiologist and Cancer Survivor Speaks Out on Dangers of Benzodiazepines, and Her Personal Withdrawal Story

Cardiologist and Cancer Survivor Speaks Out on Dangers of Benzodiazepines, and Her Personal Withdrawal Story

To Whom It May Concern: I am a 40 year old cardiologist from the state of Texas, and I have been harmed by benzodiazepines. I was prescribed Xanax 0.5 mg three times daily as needed…

The FDA Adds an (Incomplete) Black Box Warning on Benzodiazepines

The FDA Adds an (Incomplete) Black Box Warning on Benzodiazepines

On August 31, 2016 the FDA issued a statement about benzodiazepines receiving a black box warning in relation to combining with opiates.  This warning is late and incomplete.  The dangers of opiates and benzodiazepines needed to be addressed,…

Social Networking and Benzodiazepine Withdrawal: The Realities of Dependence and the Necessity of Support

Social Networking and Benzodiazepine Withdrawal: The Realities of Dependence and the Necessity of Support

Dr. Catherine Pittman, along with Dr. William Youngs and Elizabeth (Lisa) Karle conducted the first survey of BenzoBuddies members about their benzodiazepine experiences. Their survey and findings were reviewed by the Institutional Review Board at…