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A 57-year-old female asked about a 24-year-old male:

Adult son is in alcohol withdrawal. may he take seroquel (quetiapine) with 10mg valium to get some sleep?

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Dr. Michael Blumenfield
Psychiatry 57 years experience
This can be serious: Alcohol withdrawal can be serious. In some cases there can be hallucinations, shaking, seizures and it can even be life threatening. So it is good idea to get physical check up as well as psychological evaluation. Treatment plan will probably include AA , psychological treatment and possibly some medication.

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Last updated Dec 26, 2014

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