Benzodiazipines

Benzodiazipines

This group of medicines is used to help reduce anxiety (especially before surgery) and to help people sleep.
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Cleft of lip and palate (CLP) originates from failure in the fusion of oronasal processes within the first five to six weeks of gestation.1,2 Clefts are classified as complete or incomplete, bilateral or unilateral and syndromic or non-syndromic.2,3 Among the aetiological factors identified, excessive use of alcohol, smoking, low folic acid levels,4,5 diabetes, genetics and consanguineous marriages contribute to this malformation.6 Use of drugs like phenytoin, sodium valproate, benzodiazipines and corticosteroids during pregnancy7 may also add to the chances.
Anti-depressants, antipsychotics, sleeping tablets, benzodiazipines - and they were prescribed to me by my GP.
Anti-depressants, anti-psychotics, sleeping tablets, benzodiazipines - and they were prescribed to me by my GP.
Urine screenings for amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazipines, tetrahydrocannabinol, opiates, phencyclidine, and cocaine were negative among four patients tested.