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Alchohol withdrawal - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
Doctor :   are u there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   hi please proceed
User :   my brother is heavy on alcohol also he is taking xenoxa tab 300mcg 1 and half twice a day. any med. to keep him of alcohol.
Doctor :   whats his age?
User :   31
Doctor :   ok i will suggest u the drugs and dosage
User :   thanks
Doctor :   but this is only for information sake as u should get them only on prescriotion
User :   ok
Doctor :   vivitrol /revia is a once a month injection
User :   are there any tab
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   tab antabuse
Doctor :   but if he takes alchohol after taking this tablet then he will have stomach pain
User :   what are the side effects and dosage
Doctor :   500mg/day for 2 weeks
User :   side effects
Doctor :   feeling drowsy
User :   he works in a call centre so should he take it before sleeping
Doctor :   rare side effects are headache,confusion,moodchanges
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   but please do remember take a second opinion
Doctor :   as we cannot prescribe those drugs online with out patients consent
User :   thank u bye
Doctor :   please fill the feedback form
Doctor :   are u there?>
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