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Deaddiction centres for alcoholics - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i want to stop my father's drinking alcohol nature, i want medicine to stop it
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Can you describe since when is he drinking alcohol?
Doctor :   And how much does he drink?
User :   dear sir as i mentioned above is ther any medicine for that to complete stop of taking alcohol
User :   since my 5 yrs age now am 27
User :   and sir when he takes alcohol he talks too much like n abnormal
User :   he takes daily up to 1 liter
User :   hello sir anybody is der
Doctor :   May I know his age?
Doctor :   Has he tried quiting alcohol any time in the past?
User :   n my mom n we r staying away from him because of his drinking nature
User :   no sir he dont want to avoid it his age is 47
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   let me explain to you.
Doctor :   Sudden stopping of alcohol can be dangerous
Doctor :   and can lead to withdrawl symptoms
Doctor :   or worse convulsions.
Doctor :   Hence alcohol needs to be stopped slowly.
Doctor :   This can be achieved best only when the patient who is dependent on alcohol is motivated.
Doctor :   Hence to initiate the motivation and to keep the motivation going, he needs support.
Doctor :   Family support will definitely help, but
User :   but sir am far away from him so i contunuosly cannot take care of him. so what can i do sir
Doctor :   since he is been on alcohol,
Doctor :   it may not be sufficient.
User :   so can take him for conslling
Doctor :   This can be taken care of, if you take him to alcohol deaddiction and rehabiltiation centre.
Doctor :   Counselling and medical drugs will be given at this rehab and deaddiction centre
User :   where it is ?
Doctor :   which will help him slowly training him away from alcohol.
User :   and he smokes more
Doctor :   Various alcohol deaddiction centres are available. They are available in most neurological/psychiatry and drug deaddiction centres.
Doctor :   I can specify a location to you, if you can confirm your location.
Doctor :   May I know your location?
User :   how long it takes to avoid sir
Doctor :   It is going to be a slow and gradual process,
Doctor :   the time required varies between individuals which is again depends on the motivation of the patient.
User :   is der any centers in
User :   hello sir u der?
Doctor :   Give me a minute while I look for one at
User :   k
Doctor :   Have you followed?
Doctor :   Do you have any other query>
Doctor :   He will be able to help your father with counselling sessions and guide you to the rehabilitation centre.
User :   s sir
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
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