She successfully bought diazepam, another popular tranquilliser
, from several pharmacies, claiming her grandmother needed it.
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
Anti-depressants are not addictive, tranquillisers
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
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
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