When people have an addiction to medication, they are usually dependent on or addicted to benzodiazepines (sedative or sleep-inducing, anti-anxiety, relaxant medication). This addiction is discussed in greater detail below.

Symptoms and causes

Symptoms and causes

Withdrawal symptoms

  • Sleeplessness
  • Anxiety
  • Irritability
  • Feeling of being rushed
  • Muscle relaxation, muscle twitching
  • Tremors
  • Heart palpitations
  • Headache

Treatment centres and specialisations

Treatment centres and specialisations
Psychiatric Department (PAAZ)

Latest publication date: 29/08/2023
Supervising author: Dr. Raemdonck Jan