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#Benzodiazepine

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Benzodiazepine use in Irish over 65s is higher than international average
# Medication
# Medication

Benzodiazepine use in Irish over 65s is higher than international average

Jul 8th 2019, 3:00 PM 31,762 Views 79 Comments

Benzodiazepine medicine use in women over 65 years is 40% higher than in men, finds a new report.

Drug use: People in all kinds of venues taking ecstasy - not just dance clubs
# Pill Report
# Pill Report

Drug use: People in all kinds of venues taking ecstasy - not just dance clubs

May 31st 2016, 3:15 PM 22,139 Views 67 Comments

A new report from the EU looks at drug use across the continent.

Man (59) arrested after over 10,000 tranquilizer tablets seized in Limerick
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man (59) arrested after over 10,000 tranquilizer tablets seized in Limerick

Feb 3rd 2016, 1:12 PM 10,866 Views 0 Comments

The drugs have an estimated street value of €21,000.

Oireachtas committee recommends new rules on alcohol advertising
# Drugs
# Drugs

Oireachtas committee recommends new rules on alcohol advertising

Jan 24th 2012, 3:39 PM 2,582 Views 28 Comments

A report from the Committee on Health and Children wants to ban TV ads for alcohol before 9pm, and all ads on social networks.

Number entering drug treatment up 52 per cent in six years: report
# HRB
# HRB

Number entering drug treatment up 52 per cent in six years: report

Dec 13th 2011, 9:04 AM 1,429 Views 30 Comments

A new study into problem drug use in Ireland has found that the number of cases reporting cannabis as their main problem substance has increased significantly.

Prescription drug usage on the rise among women
# Drugs
# Drugs

Prescription drug usage on the rise among women

Nov 23rd 2011, 12:35 PM 2,083 Views 7 Comments

A survey on drug consumption in Ireland has noted a “huge increase” in the usage of legally available opiates – particularly among women – prompting a call for the examination of how benzodiazepines are prescribed.

Increase in number dying from sedative abuse
# Sedative Abuse
# Sedative Abuse

Increase in number dying from sedative abuse

Dec 15th 2010, 9:13 AM 326 Views 0 Comments

Common sedative and anti-anxiety drugs linked to drug abuse and drug-related deaths.