BENZODIAZEPINE WITHDRAWAL IN LONG-TERM USERS WITH LOW-DOSE DEPENDENCE IN CLOSE COLLABORATION OF PHARMACISTS AND GENERAL PRACTITIONERS – A MODEL PROJECT
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: MOEBIUS, Jan (ABDA – Federal Union of German Associations of Pharmacists, Division for Pharmacy, Berlin, Germany)
- Co-author(s): Jan Robert Moebius
In Germany about 1.2 million people are estimated to be dependent on benzodiazepines or analogues like Zopiclone and Zolpidem (Z-drugs). Despite this estimated large number there seems to be a lack of adequate programmes for assistance in ambulant withdrawal.
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