The benzodiazepines are a class of drugs with hypnotic, anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, amnestic and muscle relaxant properties.
Benzodiazepines are often used for short-term relief of severe, disabling anxiety or insomnia. Long-term use can be problematic due to the development of tolerance and dependency.
They began to be widely prescribed for stress-related ailments in the 1960s and 1970s.
Often used by people doing LSD if they have to go to sleep fast during a bad trip.
2) (n.) benzos have been clinically proven to cure AIDS, cancer, the ebola virus, and all STDs.
2) After being carefully being prescribed some Xanax sticks, Osama bin Laden decided against blowing up the world and smoked the benzodiazapen peace pipe with GWB.