Chris Cornell's Family Thinks Ativan May Have Played Role in Suicide. How Safe ... -

The Other Prescription Drug Problem: 'Benzos' Like Valium and Xanax

The Epoch Times - 21 Apr 2018
Janis gave up Ativan but later saw a new psychiatrist who put her on a cocktail of drugs that included 6 mg of Klonopin—2 mg tablets that she was instructed to take three times a day. “He never mentioned that it was addictive,” she told Healthline ...

Seven electric new novels about the wired life

Roanoke Times - 22 Apr 2018
“The Glitch,” by Elisabeth Cohen (Doubleday, May 22). Shelley Stone, CEO of Conch, has a doppelganger hanging around, a somewhat-younger Shelley who has access to adult Shelley's intimate information. That's especially scary because Conch's behind-the ...

A quiet drug problem among older adults

Bend Bulletin - 30 Mar 2018
“They turn on you,” she said. For years, geriatricians and researchers have sounded the alarm about the use of benzodiazepines among older adults. Often called “benzos,” the problem drugs include Valium (diazepam), Klonopin (clonazepam), Xanax ...

Opioids overprescribed to patients taking certain sedatives

KFGO - 20 Apr 2018
Popular benzodiazepines include diazepam (Valium), lorazepam (Ativan) and alprazolam (Xanax). As reported in JAMA Psychiatry and at the 2018 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting in Denver, the annual number of adults with a new opioid ...

Addiction Among Older Americans

Creators Syndicate - 06 Apr 2018
Most Americans over the age of 50 are not strangers to the following names: Ambien, Ativan, Klonopin, Lunesta, OxyContin, Sonata, Tylenol, Valium, Xanax. Whether it's to address anxiety issues, insomnia or pain relief, at one time or another, many of ...

Opioids Dangerous When Combined With Sedatives

Newsmax - 22 Apr 2018
Popular benzodiazepines include diazepam (Valium), lorazepam (Ativan) and alprazolam (Xanax). As reported in JAMA Psychiatry and at the 2018 Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting in Denver, the annual number of adults with a new opioid ...

How CDC's Opioid Guidelines Killed My Mother

Pain News Network - 09 Apr 2018
She chose the Ativan and he immediately stopped her pain meds. She then had to start using a walker instead of her cane. In June 2017, she had a friend drop her off to see her lung doctor. While waiting for the elevator, she tripped over her walker ...

Out of the Fog

Anchorage Press - 05 Apr 2018
He didn't delve into the list for his PTSD and anxiety, other than to say that he no longer has to take an Ativan before going into a store, and he never stated how long he was on those meds before he had enough. I didn't push. When I asked him what ...

7 electric new novels about the wired life - The Washington Post

Washington Post - 17 Apr 2018
The stuff of science fiction has become our staff of life. Mobile phones, genetic modification, 3-D printing — we're now accustomed to these miracles, but even 10 years past the tech gold rush, stories about Silicon Valley still fascinate us. Several ...

ER nurse charged with stealing drugs

Cape Cod Times - 19 Apr 2018
BARNSTABLE— A Cape Cod Hospital emergency room nurse pleaded not guilty Thursday in Barnstable District Court to stealing a significant amount of drugs — including the narcotic pain medication Dilaudid and the addictive sedative Ativan — from the ...

Fucked Up's Damian Abraham says weed helped him lose 120 pounds

Herb (blog) - 18 Apr 2018
He's the host of multiple VICE documentaries about the green world and has written essays about the positive effects of switching from anxiety medication like Ativan to medical marijuana. Abraham says he discovered how well pot worked for him after ...

Lehigh County participating in national drug collection day, April 28

Allentown Morning Call - 16 Apr 2018
According to a news release, District Attorney Jim Martin said: “Some of the most commonly abused prescription drugs in the country are painkillers that contain hydrocodone, such as Vicodin and Percocet; oxycodone, such as Oxycontin; anti-depressants ...

Elmhurst police holding Drug Take-Back Day

Chicago Daily Herald - 17 Apr 2018
Examples of dangerous medications include opioid painkillers such as OxyContin, stimulants such as Adderall, and depressants such as Xanax or Ativan. Unused or expired prescription medications are a public safety issue, leading to accidental poisoning ...

Police claim couple drove around with mini-pharmacy

Muncie Star Press - 12 Apr 2018
Police identified the pills as Lortab, an opioid pain reliever; Ativan, a sedative; Zanaflex, a muscle relaxant; Tramadol, a pain reliever; Sinequan, an antidepressant; Gabapentin, a pain reliever and anticonvulsant, and Meloxicam, a pain reliever. The ...

Chris Cornell's Bodyguard Reunites With Soundgarden Tour Manager

Alternative Nation (blog) - 26 Mar 2018
Karen. Kay B. Why did the BG give him more Ativan if he was out of character that night? This would be something he would notice. Many of the ...

Ativan: What You Need to Know About Chris Cornell's Anxiety Pills - 22 May 2017
Ativan is the brand name for lorazepam, a type of benzodiazepine medication used foremost to treat severe anxiety and panic disorders in the short term. Benzodiazepines – or "benzos," as they're commonly called – are a broad class of highly-addictive ...

Opioid Addiction: A battle toward recovery

KGUN - 06 Apr 2018
Lyles said his doctor prescribed Percocet and Ativan to treat the pain, the beginning of the end for him, Lyles stated. That's because one day his daily dose wasn't enough to end the pain. "I'll take another Percocet, and when I did, I liked the ...

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