PA Warns Doctors About Dangers Of Prescribing Klonopin, Xanax And More

Dec 9, 2016

(Harrisburg) -- Nationwide, prescriptions for drugs like Klonopin, Xanax and Valium have increased 320 percent in 17 years, and now Pennsylvania is issuing new guidelines. The drugs, known as benzodiazepines, or benzos, are used to treat severe anxiety and panic disorders, as well as insomnia. 

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