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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
13 years experience in Psychiatry
No: No. Alcohol withdrawal can be deadly. Go to an emergency room.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
What's in them: The problem with OTC supplements is that there are no FDA requirements. One does not know exactly what is in them nor how much. It may possibly help ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience in Psychiatry
Under Supervision: Withdrawal from alcohol should be taken quite seriously. If one has been drinking sufficient quantities of alcohol, there is a risk of severe withdraw ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paulo Negro Jr
32 years experience in Psychiatry
No: It is difficult to predict the severity of alcohol withdrawal syndrome. It may cause increase of heart rate, blood pressure, sweating, confusion, and ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
See a doctor NOW: I gather you just stopped alcohol suddenly. Forget the drugstore, as you could have a withdrawal seizure, tremors, and even full-blown d.T's. Get to ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle King
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Alcohol and withdrw: from benzodiazepines can be fatal. Withdrawal from opiates is difficult, may require treatment and maintenance for relapse prevention, but fatalities ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Medicines for : Withdrawal are not expensive but they are controlled. You need medical supervision too.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Alcoholism: Yes, Naltrexone in the shot form it pill firm us being used widely for this. Congratulations on getting sober!
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Not likely: If you are having alcohol withdrawal, see your physician. GABA supplements, like others in the US, are unregulated and you have no real idea of what's ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
36 years experience in Travel Medicine
This is up to YOU: There is no easy treatment for alcoholism. This disease is more common than you think. The first step towards recovery is as simple as you deciding yo ... Read More

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