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Will a vitamin b injection help me avoid dt's with alcohol withdrawal?

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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: No

What viitamin b1 or thiamine does is to prevent a bad consequence of not eating as is seen in chronic alcoholics who don't eat and who just drink alcohol called: wernicke-korsakoff syndrome.
The vit. B injection will not/does not prevent dts or delirium tremens. Many think the shakes are dts, but technically that is not true. Dts are uncommon late stage symptoms and consist of hallucinations.

In brief: No

What viitamin b1 or thiamine does is to prevent a bad consequence of not eating as is seen in chronic alcoholics who don't eat and who just drink alcohol called: wernicke-korsakoff syndrome.
The vit. B injection will not/does not prevent dts or delirium tremens. Many think the shakes are dts, but technically that is not true. Dts are uncommon late stage symptoms and consist of hallucinations.
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine

In brief: No

Dt's may be lethal. Medical attention is essential.

In brief: No

Dt's may be lethal. Medical attention is essential.
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