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A 27-year-old male asked:

Can benzodiazepines or anti-tension drugs like valium, xanax, rivotril etc. reduce the toxicity of a person's personality ?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Not really. If taken in doses to affect a "change", it would just make them drugged. They could still be toxic but sleepy/tired.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Drugs are not changing personality traits, they may control symptoms perceived as negative or unjustified. Would only use them if so prescribed as benzos are high risk drugs due to habituation and long term well proven deleterious effects.
Last updated May 29, 2021

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