Benzodiazepines and Opioids: A Quiz on the Dangerous Combination

March 9, 2018
Steven A. King, MD, MS
Steven A. King, MD, MS

The role of benziodiazepines in the opioid epidemic is largely overlooked. What do you know about the role of these agents in the mounting number of overdoses and deaths?

The opioid epidemic and the widespread harm it has caused continue to receive extensive media attention. An important component of the overodses and deaths attributed to opioids, however, has been largely overlooked and that is the role benzodiazepines appear to be playing in this crisis.See what you know about the benzo/opioid overlap with 9 short questions based on current literature. Good luck!