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A 31-year-old female asked:

What is the recommended dose of valium per day for severe alcohol withdrawal? and how long should this treatment last usually?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Detox from alcohol: I think there are other drugs used for alcohol withdrawal. The benzos, especially valium is considered to be just another pill form of alcohol and are not a good fit for someone trying to get sober. I would hope you are in a medical setting and not attempting this at home.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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