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Mixing opioids and anti-anxiety medications may be lethal: Study

By: Emily Lunardo | Friday, March 17, 2017 - 07:00 AM
mixing opiods and antianxiety med potentially lethal

A new study from Stanford University has found that mixing opioid painkillers and commonly prescribed anti-anxiety and sleep medications could cause a potentially lethal overdose. Approximately 30 percent of all fatal overdoses from narcotic painkillers also involved benzodiazepines—commonly prescribed as… Read More