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Table 1 ATC code and Defined Daily Dose (DDD) of prescribed benzodiazepinesa

From: Benzodiazepine prescription for patients in treatment for drug use disorders: a nationwide cohort study in Denmark, 2000–2010

  ATC code 1 DDD (oral administration) 584 DDD (oral administration)
Alprazolam N05BA12 1 mg 584 mg
Bromazepam N05BA08 10 mg 5840 mg
Chlordiazepoxide N05BA02 30 mg 17520 mg
Clobazam N05BA09 20 mg 11680 mg
Clonazepam N03AE01 8 mg 4672 mg
Diazepam N05BA01 10 mg 5840 mg
Estazolam N05CD04 3 mg 1752 mg
Flunitrazepam N05CD03 1 mg 584 mg
Flurazepam N05CD01 30 mg 17520 mg
Lorazepam N05BA06 2.5 mg 1460 mg
Midazolam N05CD08 15 mg 8760 mg
Nitrazepam N05CD02 5 mg 2920 mg
Oxazepam N05BA04 50 mg 29200 mg
Triazolam N05CD05 0.25 mg 146 mg
  1. Abbreviations: ATC, Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical
  2. aIntake of 1 DDD daily of benzodiazepines in a 1 year period results in a total intake of 365 DDD