A person suffering from addiction to sedatives might lie about the amount of the drug they are taking.
When a drug is no longer available, or if a prescription runs out before a refill is due some people turn to the streets to get more.
Overdose is likely to occur if a person takes more than the recommended dose, and after a person stops taking Lunesta, they can experience withdrawals and have trouble sleeping.
Sedatives are as accessible as the medicine cabinet; teens and adults alike know this.
Though, to date, there are a combined total of more than 20 different Benzodiazepines, Non Benzodiazepines, and Barbiturates prescribed, some of the more common sedatives are listed below: Benzodiazepines Some of these prescription drugs are more addictive than others.
In addition to helping a person sleep, these medications are prescribed to treat anxiety, seizures, muscle spasms and more.
When a person stops using Xanax they might experience withdrawals and symptoms like irritability, aggressiveness, diarrhea, decrease in appetite, weight loss, shakiness, and seizures.
Valium (or Diazapam) is used used for treatment of anxiety, seizures, muscle spasms, and can also be used to treat a patient who is experiencing alcohol withdrawals.
They can be highly dangerous when taken in larger doses than what’s recommended, and can cause overdose, or death.
People suffering from addiction to sedatives might chew up, crush up and snort, mix with alcohol, or take more than the recommended dose of these drugs to get high.