In the following video (1:42), prescribed benzodiazepine activist Jim shares his story and discusses some of the quite serious complicatons he encountered with benzodiazepines:

The complications associated with benzodiazepines have been documented in medical literature soon after they became wildly popular. Follow the links below to read about just a few of the most frequently encountered complications with benzodiazepines.


Benzodiazepines and Specific Populations

Benzodiazepines should be approached with extreme caution in these specific patient populations, who are particularly vulnerable to adverse effects. *Note: this is an incomplete list.