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John* died 6 months after his doctor stopped his 10 years diazepam prescription without warning.

In the UK, a patient being prescribed benzodiazepines can have their prescription terminated by the prescriber (which can be life-threatening) and also be denied access to any care and support. This is because all responsibility for diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering the adverse effects of benzodiazepines (where they have been medically prescribed), lies with the GP. read more