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Snorting Benzodiazepines

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Snorting Benzodiazepines

M F Sheehan et al. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse.


Two cases of intranasal benzodiazepine use are presented. The methods of preparation and administration of the powder and accounts of the pharmacological effects of the drugs used are described. The pattern of development and progress of the habit and its associated features are delineated. Snorting benzodiazepines appears to be more common than is currently appreciated, and the clinical complications and implications of this habit are discussed.

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