Halcion Side Effects

The documented risks of these drugs are provided so the public can make informed, educated decisions. Halcion is a benzodiazepine antianxety drug. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration warns that benzodiazepines can bring about hostility, as well as physical dependence. Halcion is also known as Triazolam.

Please note: No one should attempt to get off of psychiatric drugs without doctor’s supervision. To help find medical practitioners in your area, click here.

Halcion Drug Warnings:

There have been 3 drug regulatory agency warnings from two countries (United States and United Kingdom). These include the following (note that some warnings cite more than one side effect, so the list below may not be equal to the total number of warnings):

2 warnings on Halcion causing sleep-driving
2 warnings on Halcion causing severe allergic reactions
1 warning on Halcion causing memory loss
1 warning on Halcion causing depression

Halcion Drug Studies:

There has been 1 study from the United States on Halcion causing violence.

Adverse Reaction Reports Filed with the US FDA: There have been 548 adverse reactions reported to the US FDA in connection with Halcion.

The FDA estimates that less than 1% of all serious events are ever reported to it, so the actual number of side effects occurring are most certainly higher.

  • 97 cases of suicide attempts
  • 57 cases of overdose
  • 52 cases of drug being ineffective
  • 46 cases of intentional overdose
  • 43 cases of somnolence
  • 36 cases of coma
  • 31 cases of having a depressed level of consciousness
  • 27 cases of insomnia
  • 25 cases of loss of consciousness
  • 20 cases of multiple drug overdose

Documented Side Effects of Halcion:
Source: Physicians Desk Reference, National Institutes of Health’s Medline Plus, and/or the drug label.

Coordination disorders
Difficulty breathing or swallowing

Feeling like throat is closing
Loss of muscle coordination

Swelling of the eyes, face, lips, tongue or throat

Note: Side effects of psychiatric drugs can persist for months, if not years, after stopping them.
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This brochure is a simple guide that documents the dangerous and deadly side effects of the drugs prescribed to millions of men, women and children diagnosed with bogus mental disorders.