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Certain Sedatives Tied to Breathing Problems in Older COPD Patients

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FRIDAY, April 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) - A group of widely used sedatives increases the risk of serious breathing problems in older people with the lung condition called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study says. Benzodiazepines such as lorazepam (Ativan) or alprazolam (Xanax) are commonly prescribed to treat insomnia and anxiety, the study author [...]

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