Articles tagged with Benzodiazepines

Prescription Drug Basics

Prescriptions drugs abuse can be done in numerous ways: overuse of a prescription intended for the user, taking the prescribed medication(s) under circumstances not intended for use of that specific medication(s), or taking medicines that are not specifically prescribed for use by the person taking them. All of these abuses of medication can increase the risk of addiction and dependence, as well as creating health and legal consequences. Prescription Drug Classes Associated with Abuse What are the drugs of abuse? How are they differentiated?