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What is the best treatment for delirium tremens?

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Dr. Lonna Larsh
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In brief: Hospitalization

Delerium tremens is a severe form of alcohol withdrawal that can involve nervous system (anxiety, hallucinations, agitation, seizures) and cardiovascular (high blood pressure, heart racing) changes.
It can be very dangerous. Treatment with various medications (often anti-anxiety medications in the class of benzodiazepines) is used to help people withdraw safely.

In brief: Hospitalization

Delerium tremens is a severe form of alcohol withdrawal that can involve nervous system (anxiety, hallucinations, agitation, seizures) and cardiovascular (high blood pressure, heart racing) changes.
It can be very dangerous. Treatment with various medications (often anti-anxiety medications in the class of benzodiazepines) is used to help people withdraw safely.
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