EKU9: Long-term Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

Jun 27, 2012, 12:58 PM

The total number of prescription items dispensed in 2017 was 1,105.8 million, an increase of 0.2 per cent, (1.7 million) on the number of items dispensed in 2016. Interventions to reduce the number of long term users of Benzodiazepines would have both clinical and economical benefits. 

This Essential Knowledge Update (EKU9) podcast discusses the issues of Benzodiazepines use in primary care and ways in which it can be reduced.