A 39-year-old member asked:
Which drugs are typically used to reduce withdrawal symptoms during alcohol detox?
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Geriatrics 40 years experience
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Pulmonary Critical Care 35 years experience
Benzodiazepines: Benzodiazepines or drugs in the class of Valium or Librium . All drugs in this class are useful to some degree in treating alcohol withdrawal. They each have pros and cons based on differences how they are metabolized by the body. Another class of drugs that is helpful sometimes would be beta blockers which can help control heart rate and bp. Detox needs medical supervision.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Help please! what drugs are typically used to reduce withdrawal symptoms during alcohol detox?
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Psychiatry 35 years experience
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