Physical & Psychological Signs of Benzodiazepine Addiction

Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs known as “prescription sedative.” They are primarily used to calm or sedate patients; however, they are extremely addictive and easily abused.

There are many behavioral, psychological, and physical symptoms associated with Benzodiazepines, but today, we will be focusing on the physical and psychological signs of addiction.

Physical & Psychological Signs & Symptoms

  • Feeling weak, physically
  • Feeling confused
  • Slurring your speech
  • Inability to make proper decisions
  • Poor judgement
  • Blurry vision
  • Poor motor coordination
  • Feeling dizzy
  • Feeling drowsy
  • Falling into a coma
  • Having trouble breathing
  • Death (rare, but can occur from overdosing while drinking alcohol)
  • Anorexia
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia
  • Memory issues
  • Tremors
  • Anxiety

Call Phoenix Recovery Center If You Suspect You Or A Loved One May Be Suffering From Benzodiazepine Addiction

We prioritize professional rehabilitation for anyone suffering from alcohol and drug addiction in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region. Our facility is safe, clean, and supported by an excellent team ready to help. We give you the knowledge, tools, and support system necessary to help end addiction. It’s important to us to help you pursue sobriety, stay clean, live your life happily and addiction free. We work with both individuals and families in order to end the cycle of addiction and establish an aftercare process for patients once they leave our care.



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