Self-medication actually refers to using a therapeutic drug; however, without the consent of the physician or without the prescription of the physician. The stuff to note, self-medication has crossed the limits of therapeutic usage, used for addictive and recreational purposes. Continue reading
Benzodiazepine is a psychoactive drug used to treat anxiety disorders, panic disorders, nervous tension, acute stress, and anxiety associated depression. Benzodiazepine slows down the activity of neurotransmitters in brain and gives relief from stress and anxiety. Benzodiazepine when consumed produces an initial euphoric feeling and mostly abused to experience the pleasure of feeling of drowsiness that it causes. Its abuse can produce side effects like muscle cramps, nausea, drowsiness, loss of concentration, loss of appetite, slurred speech etc.