A 42-year-old male asked:
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i m alcoholic. i stopped drinking for 2 days . i got dilerium tremens and body started shaking .hallocination. doctor gave me ativan (lorazepam) 2mg.is it ok?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Alcoholism: No. But it is hard to advise you there in india. Ativan (lorazepam) may help the dts, but it is very addicting and is a pill form of 'alcohol'. You need to be in a medical place to detox and then most likely need to get into a treatment program to help you get and stay sober.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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Dr. Bachar Al-Alami
35 years experience ADHD and Autism
100% agree ,Detox
Nov 8, 2013

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