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Stephen LaCorte, J.D.

Stephen is an attorney residing in Houston, Texas, who worked in the oil and gas industry.  In 2013 he was prescribed Klonopin for trouble sleeping.  Within 3 weeks of being on the drug, he developed new symptoms, including emotional blunting and daytime sedation.  He was fortunate to locate a benzodiazepine aware physician who began assisting him with his taper off of Klonopin.  Stephen was made aware of the benzodiazepine initiative in Massachusetts and became interested in raising awareness of the same in Texas.  Stephen joined Benzodiazepine Information Coalition as a director in September, 2016.

 

 

 

Upjohn Study: Xanax Impairs Recovery from Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia

Upjohn Study: Xanax Impairs Recovery from Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia

Dr. Isaac Marks and Dr. Richard Swinson led a study to determine the efficacy of the benzodiazepine class drug, alprazolam, ...
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Cause-of-death finding bolsters cover-up claim in Fremont County jail inmate's death
Stephen LaCorte interviewed with The Gazette's Lance Benzel for this story about John Patrick Walter. Walter was an inmate in ...
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Cause-of-death finding bolsters cover-up claim in Fremont County jail inmate’s death

How chronic administration of benzodiazepines leads to unexplained chronic illnesses: A hypothesis
Stephen LaCorte published his medical hypotheses about benzodiazepine harm. From the abstract:  It is thought that an ill defined biochemical cascade ...
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How chronic administration of benzodiazepines leads to unexplained chronic illnesses: A hypothesis

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