Lendormin is the commercial name given to Brotizolam which is a benzodiazepine based medication. Lendormin is also sold under the names Goodmin and Sintonal in South Africa as a prescription medication used for many insomnia, anxiety, panic attacks related conditions.
Facts on insomnia, anxiety, panic attacks medications
Lendormin is schedule 5 controlled medication classed as benzodiazepine used for insomnia, anxiety, panic attacks. This high scheduling in South Africa means that all South African medical professionals prescribing or dispensing benzodiazepines like (Lendormin, Goodmin and Sintonal) that contain Brotizolam must keep a register of prescription allocations as it is highly controlled substance by legislation.
The reason for scheduling Brotizolam, Goodmin and Sintonal and other benzodiazepine medications is due to the fact that psychotropic medications like Lendormin can affect on the chemical makeup of the brain and nervous system and are thus capable of influencing your emotions, mind and behaviours.
Psychotropic medications like Brotizolam has tolerance factors which can lead to “addiction” (even if used as directed) and the medication may impede your cognitive abilities. Consequently, Lendormin should only be taken as directed by a medical doctor.
Combining Lendormin with other alcohol or drugs has a significant potential to cause adverse reactions that further increases the chance of overdoses or even death.
What does Lendormin do?
Lendormin attaches to benzodiazepine receptors in your brain and nervous system. This boosts the production of a chemical called gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA). This helps to produce a deactivated effect. Brotizolam is a intermediate-acting depressant and it can be prescribed as hypnotic medication.
Seeing as how the intent of Lendormin slows down your central nervous system and you can enter a more relaxed state of being. This relaxation becomes the primary drawcard for people who have undiagnosed or ongoing states of stress and anxiety in their daily life that cause the insomnia, anxiety, panic attacks conditions.
Unfortunately, it does not take the mind long to connect that Lendormin, Goodmin and Sintonal will work for diminishing most insomnia, anxiety, panic attacks symptoms. This is why many people inadvertently become addicted to Lendormin even using it as directed by your doctor. The tolerance to and withdrawal from Brotizolam establishes itself relatively rapidly and in so doing the compulsion for upping the dosage.
Lendormin used to treat insomnia, anxiety, panic attacks
Many people that struggle with insomnia, anxiety, panic attacks can find short to medium term relief in Brotizolam (Lendormin, Goodmin and Sintonal) prescriptions. In most cases, benzodiazepines like Lendormin are a temporary solution which ought to be used alongside psychotherapy and changes to your lifestyle to best manage the underlying causes of insomnia, anxiety, panic attacks conditions. This frequently includes more sustainable changes to your mental health, diet and sleep.
Lendormin is taken orally in a tablet or suspension form. Most benzodiazepines are sold in two formats, short-release and long-release. Generally, Lendormin will remain in your bloodstream for up to 10 days or 5 “half-lives” to metabolise Brotizolam from the body. Shorter metabolising benzodiazepines have a short half-life meaning that they are processed more quickly and leave your body more quickly. Conversely, long-acting benzodiazepines take longer to be metabolised by the body.
Lendormin Withdrawal and Detox
Even when used as suggested, Lendormin can cause emotional or physical addiction. Once the addiction cycle begins, your body adapts and you will need to keep taking Lendormin to prevent the withdrawal symptoms. Lendormin can have a potentially dangerous withdrawal so you should never try to go “cold turkey” and should seek the advice of a professional before attempting to withdrawal from Lendormin. Depending on how much Lendormin you have been taking, an abrupt withdrawal can spark a seizure, coma, and other potentially fatal scenarios.
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