Tag: Abuse of Barbiturates

22 January

Barbiturates are a class of drug in the broader category of central nervous system (CNS) depressants. These drugs slow brain function and other systems of the body such as breathing and heart rate. CNS depressants include alcohol, benzodiazepines (Valium, Xanax, Klonopin) and opiates (oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine). Abuse of Barbiturates While barbiturates are not as widely prescribed in the United States […]

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