Tag: benzodiazepine

January 7, 2021
COVID-19’s Impact on Opioid Prescribing Trends

A new report from IQVIA found that national MME dropped 17% from 2019 to 2020.

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October 9, 2020
FDA Requires Boxed Warning Update for Benzodiazepines

Even at recommended doses, benzodiazepine use can lead to misuse, abuse, and addiction.

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February 9, 2020
FDA Approves Diazepam Nasal Spray and Fast Tracks New Drug for Spinal Cord Injury

A new seizure drug has been approved, and a nerve growth drug advances in clinical trials.

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February 7, 2019
Troubling Trends for Benzodiazepines

Prescribing has doubled since 2003, overdose deaths quadrupled since 1996, and misuse accounts for 20% of benzodiazepine use.

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October 8, 2018
Dr. Silvia Sacalis Discusses Medication Red Flags with Risk & Insurance

Healthesystems’ VP of Clinical Services offers insight into prescriptions in workers’ comp claims that should raise concerns.

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