tranquilliser


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When Audrey Dixon was prescribed tranquillisers after a bout of post-natal depression more than 30 years ago, she had no idea she would become addicted to them.
Now she wants to warn others about the dangers of tranquilliser addiction.
Anti-depressants are not addictive, tranquillisers are.
A CARPENTER who suffered constant pain after falling through the roof of a shopping centre while doing repairs killed himself with an overdose of tranquillisers, an inquest heard yesterday.
But it did not help my husband during his 12-month withdrawal, during which he was housebound with the withdrawal symptoms This city, unlike other cities, does not have a tranquilliser support group and undoubtedly this would have helped him.
BRAVE asthma sufferer Finlay Benzie is lucky to be alive - thanks to a drug more commonly used as a horse tranquilliser.
THE tranquilliser once known as "mother's little helper" is growing in popularity among drug addicts as an alternative to heroin, it was claimed today.
CITA-the Council for Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction now known as the Council for Information on Tranquillisers and Anti-depressants - was born from the belief that tranquilliser addiction should be handled separately from, and not linked to, the problems of opiate addiction or alcohol abuse.
CITA (Council for Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction).
Up to two-and-a-half million Britons are addicted to tranquillisers and doctors working in substance abuse clinics claim it is easier to get off heroin than to give up benzodiazepines - one of the most commonly prescribed forms of tranquilliser.
In the 80s and 90s, the benzodiazepine tranquilliser, Valium, was used extensively to treat anxiety.
Nurse Pam Armstrong, who founded the society with former tranquilliser user Peter Riston, has been recognised for her work by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence.
Confirmation of the figures came in the Commons with details of the levels of anti-depressant and tranquilliser drugs prescribed in England.
Mavis was living in England and her then doctor prescribed the tranquilliser Ativan.