Tag Archive for benzodiazepines

No REST for the vulnerable

The threatened closure of London’s only specialist support service for those battling tranquiliser dependency underlines the parlous state of UK healthcare for this patient group. By Harry Shapiro Based in north London, REST (Recovery Experience Sleeping Tablets and Tranquilisers) has…


Lorazepam belongs to a group of drugs called benzodiazepines and is used to treat anxiety. For more information on this drug please see our DrugSearch page on benzodiazepines


Lorazepam is a benzodiazepine used to treat anxiety. Please see our DrugSearch page on benzodiazepines for more information on this drug.

Druglink/DrugWatch factsheet 2014 – Etizolam

Etizolam is a benzodiazepine analogue. It has gathered some popularity on the new psychoactive substance (NPS) market in the UK and Europe. It has a broadly similar pharmacological profile to benzodiazepine drugs such as diazepam. A 1mg tablet is equivalent to a 10mg diazepam (Valium) tablet, so…