Collection: Benzodiazepine Tests

Benzodiazepine drug tests

Benzodiazepines are a class of drugs that are commonly prescribed to treat anxiety, insomnia, and other related conditions. Benzodiazepines are a group of prescription drugs that are sedative. They used to be very commonly prescribed in the UK to treat anxiety and insomnia. They are also widely available illegally as street drugs. If you are concerned about benzodiazepine use or abuse, there are several tests available to detect their presence in the body.

  1. Urine Test: This is the most common type of benzodiazepine drug test. It can detect the presence of benzodiazepines in the urine for up to several weeks after use depending on which benzodiazepine has been taken.

  2. Saliva Test: A saliva test can detect benzodiazepines for up to several days after use. This type of test is less invasive than a blood test and can be performed quickly and easily anywhere. 

  3. Hair Test: A hair test can detect benzodiazepines for up to several months after use. However, this test is not commonly used, as it is more expensive and requires specialized equipment.

  4. Blood Test: A blood test can detect benzodiazepines in the bloodstream for up to 24 hours after use. However, this test is not commonly used, as it requires specialized equipment and is more invasive than a urine test.

It's important to note that benzodiazepines can be prescribed legally by a doctor, and a positive test result does not necessarily indicate abuse or addiction. It's important to consult with a healthcare professional if you have concerns about benzodiazepine use.

Benzodiazepine BZO drug tests kits

We stock a range of urine and saliva drug test kits that test for benzodiazepines bzo. They are reliable, fast, accurate and easy to use drug test kits for Benzodiazepines which give results in minutes.

Benzodiazepine drug test detection time: How long a benzodiazepine can be detected on a drug test depends on whether the benzodiazepine is a short acting benzodiazepine or a long acting benzodiazepine. The benzodiazepine drug test detection time is urine can be anything from 5-30 days depending on which benzodiazepine was taken. The saliva drug test detection time for Benzodiazepines is considerably shorter at a maximum of only 2-3 days. 

Are Benzodiazepines addictive?

Benzodiazepines are both psychologically and physically addictive, and tolerance to their use can build up. If you think you, or someone in your family or workplace may be addicted to Benzodiazepines, you should consult a GP or healthcare professional for advice on coming off them, as sudden withdrawal can cause serious physical problems. Benzodiazepine withdrawal is a set of symptoms that occur when someone stops using benzodiazepines after long-term use. These drugs are highly addictive and can cause physical dependence even when used as prescribed. Withdrawal symptoms can range from mild to severe and can last for several weeks or even months.

Common symptoms of benzodiazepine withdrawal include:

  1. Anxiety and panic attacks
  2. Insomnia
  3. Irritability and agitation
  4. Headaches
  5. Nausea and vomiting
  6. Muscle cramps and tremors
  7. Seizures (in severe cases)

Benzodiazepine withdrawal can be very dangerous, especially if not managed properly. It is important to seek medical help when quitting these drugs, as healthcare professionals can monitor and manage the withdrawal process to minimize symptoms and prevent complications. Treatment options for benzodiazepine withdrawal may include a gradual tapering of the drug dose, the use of other medications to manage symptoms, and therapy to address underlying issues that may have led to benzodiazepine use in the first place. It's important to never quit benzodiazepines cold turkey or without medical supervision.

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