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Benzodiazepines (Benzos, tranks, downers, Xannies, Valium, K-pin) are a group of prescription drugs used as muscle relaxants, and to help treat anxiety, epilepsy and alcohol withdrawal. They usually come in pill form, and can have many different brand names. Using benzodiazepines can make you feel relaxed, calm and sleepy. A higher dose can make you feel drowsy, confused, aggressive, and uncoordinated.

Important information about benzodiazepines, including their effects, how to be safer and how to cut down

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