Fatal Opioid OD’s Increased 30 Percent When Using Anti-Anxiety Drugs

Research from a California study has found fatal opioid overdoses are more common among people taking anti-anxiety drugs, such as clonazepam or lorazepam. The study, published in the British Medical Journal yesterday, found 30 per cent of all fatal opioid overdoses in the U.S. also involved benzodiazepines. Benzos, a class of drugs usually used to