New labels warn against mixing opioids, benzodiazepines

In the Food and Drug Administration’s latest move to help stem the tide of drug overdoses, it is now requiring “black-box warnings” on nearly 400 products to warn about the dangers of using opioid painkillers in combination with benzodiazepines, drugs commonly used to treat neurological and psychological conditions including seizure, anxiety and insomnia.

Source:: CNN Health