Position Statement on the Use of Benzodiazepines in Patients Receiving Buprenorphine Treatment

Position Statement on the Use of Benzodiazepines in Patients Receiving Buprenorphine Treatment

BIC Position Statement on the Use of Benzodiazepines in Patients Receiving Buprenorphine Treatment Laura C. Huff M.D. [a], Peter R. Martin, M.D., M.S.[b],, A. J. Reid Finlayson, M.D., M.M.H.C.[c] [a]Benzodiazepine Information Coalition, Director [b]Vanderbilt University…

Psychopharmacology and Commonly Encountered Enzymatic Drug-Drug Interactions: Implications on Psychiatric Treatment and Psychopharmaceutical Discontinuation Protocols

Psychopharmacology and Commonly Encountered Enzymatic Drug-Drug Interactions: Implications on Psychiatric Treatment and Psychopharmaceutical Discontinuation Protocols

It’s no surprise that drugs don’t always play together nicely in the human body. The term “drug interaction” can stir up a great deal of fear in unsuspecting healthcare consumers and, as a result, a…

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…