Neuroactive Steroids

Some articles on neuroactive steroids:

Benzodiazepine Dependence - Mechanism - Cross Tolerance
... Neuroactive steroids, e.g ... barbiturates, benzodiazepines, alcohol, corticosteroids, neuroactive steroids, and nonbenzodiazepines, precipitate similar withdrawal effects characterized by central nervous system hyper-excitability ... While many of the neuroactive steroids do not produce full tolerance to their therapeutic effects, cross-tolerance to benzodiazepines still occurs as had been demonstrated ...