If you have migraines this is a very interesting blog to read. There is also a Facebook group for those who like FB
Atypical Benzodiazepines Receptor Ligands
Who would think that a drug that most psychiatrists do not even consider to be a benzodiazepines can be more addictive than a benzodiazepines (benzos for short) drug? What exactly is Ambien (or Lunesta or a host of others for that matter) and why are they so addictive? Are they benzos or not and what is the big deal?
Officially there is a drug class called “Atypical Benzodiazepines Receptor Ligand” which most psychiatrists and doctors I talk to have no idea what that means. So let me spend a little time and explain it since I have my pharmacology book handy so it will be easy to read but harder to reduce the complexity. I must also add that all doctors have learned what this is but it is so complicated they simply forgot. As a result, doctors prescribe these drugs like candy yet they are…
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