A patient brochure from the Veterans Health Administration about the risks of taking opioids and benzodiazepines together. Discusses the heightened risk of overdose when the medications are taken together and dispels myths about the medications such as the idea that people who have been taking the two medications for a long time are not at risk of overdose. Part of a series of resources about opioid safety for patients from the Veterans Health Administration.
Funding Source: Veterans Health Administration
Do You Take Both Opioids and Benzodiazepines? Patient Education Brochure
A patient brochure about the risks of taking opioids and benzodiazepines from the Veterans Health Administration.