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Hangover Symptoms Following Use of Benzodiazepine as a Hypnotic Drug

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient who took a benzodiazepine as a hypnotic agent for symptoms of hangover.

Specialty:

Toxicology
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T42.4

Description:

Some benzodiazepines may cause a hangover the next morning after being used as a hypnotic agent. Severe symptoms can result in injury or discontinuation in its use.

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