Combining Sleeping Pills and Opioids Common Among Alzheimer’s Patients, Study Reports

Combining Sleeping Pills and Opioids Common Among Alzheimer’s Patients, Study Reports
Roughly 20 percent of Alzheimer’s disease patients in Finland combine sleeping pills (benzodiazepines) with strong painkillers (opioids), a practice that has been associated with serious risks, a study shows. These findings highlight the need for therapeutic strategies that reduce the unnecessary co-use of these compounds, according to the authors of the study. The study, “Concomitant use

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