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Is there an effective treatment for wernicke's encephalopathy?

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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Wernicke's encephalopathy is caused by thiamine deficiency (vitamin b1) so thiamine is the treatment.

In brief: Yes

Wernicke's encephalopathy is caused by thiamine deficiency (vitamin b1) so thiamine is the treatment.
Dr. Michael DePietro
Dr. Michael DePietro
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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Thiamine

High doses of thiamine can help treat wernickes in the early stages.
Once it has advanced, however, the disease is no longer totally reversible.

In brief: Thiamine

High doses of thiamine can help treat wernickes in the early stages.
Once it has advanced, however, the disease is no longer totally reversible.
Dr. Julian Bragg
Dr. Julian Bragg
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