Benzodiazepine use in Ireland over 65s highest in OECD

Ireland has the highest use of benzodiazepine medication among people aged over 65 of all countries in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The Irish Department of Health also reported that use of benzodiazepine medication was 40% higher among women than among men.

Source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/lifestyle/healthandlife/bitter-pill-benzodiazepine-medication-by-irish-over-65s-in-ireland-highest-in-oecd-984920.html