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.
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 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: Coordination disorders Feeling like throat is closing Nervousness
Source: Physicians Desk Reference, National Institutes of Health’s Medline Plus, and/or the drug label.
Difficulty breathing or swallowing
Loss of muscle coordination
Swelling of the eyes, face, lips, tongue or throat
Feeling like throat is closing
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.
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