Abuse Of Anxiety Medication

Abuse Of Anxiety Medication

Abuse means using medicine in wrong dose or using it on daily basis or long term use. Anxiety is worldwide like an epidemic. People have started living in modern way with all sorts of possible luxuries but they don’t have satisfaction which leads to anxiety. Our fore fathers used to work a lot and have very little things but were satisfied and far away from diseases.

The drugs which are classified in schedule IV under the controlled substances by U.S government are used for treating anxiety. They are mostly benzodiazepines content drugs. These medicines can be dangerous and are addictive. They bind with the special neuron GABA receptor in the brain to slow down the activity of brain and relieves from mental disorders. Those who abuse it can experience euphoric ‘high’ or alcohol like ‘buzz’. Abuse of these drugs can lead one to undergo in comma and seizures. People have the of crushing or snorting the pills, which is wrong way to take the drugs. As it is addictive, person can’t stay from taking these drugs, mentally and physically. It have adverse effects on the body parts of the person. Nausea, dizziness, numbness are the common effects. It slows down the breathing, which effects on lungs and then effects on blood pressure which can cause many heart disorders or even heart attack and can lead to death.

These drug have high potency, overuse can lead to change the brain chemistry. People taking it, develops the tendency for the drug so person mentally and physically gets depended on it. These medicines are prescribed by doctors so people use it in their own way and abuse it. It should be taken for proper period of time and in proper dosage. Its sedative effects impressed by the people and make the habit for daily basis but some time it can make one sleep forever. Abuse of these drugs is mixing these drugs with other central nervous system depressants. People take both the drugs in high dosage which is wrong and fatal for the body. About 95% of hospitals reported that the person where admitted due to abuse of these drugs and were admitted in fatal conditions. According to American psychiatric association, 11 to 15% Americans are on these kind of drugs. People around the globe take this medicine and abuse it and face lots of problems. Person must take it according to proper prescription.

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