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Can any drugs other than benzodiazepines be taken for alcohol withdrwal?

the previous article about alcoholism vitamins etc ... what date is this ... is the medical advice/guidlines current? also with alcohol withdrawal are there any drugs other than benzodiazepines that can be used to stop/stem , please clarify, brain cell damage also any other effects not mentioned please inform/advise, thank you
Asked On : Tue, 1 Jan 2013
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Psychologist 's  Response
Dec 2015
Welcome to HCM
We understand your concerns

Treatment steps for alcoholism may include:

Detoxification and withdrawal.
Learning skills and establishing a treatment plan
Psychological counseling
Oral medications (like disulfiram, Naltrexone (Revia), Acamprosate (Campral) etc)
Injected medication (like Vivitrol, a version of the drug naltrexone)
Continuing support
Treatment for psychological problems
Medical treatment for other conditions
Spiritual practice

Science has yet to develop a magic pill to cure alcoholism. Please avoid incomplete readings and fall pray. Knowledge is belief. But if you don't have required knowledge, you believe in your doctor who has the knowledge.

Wish you good future.
Answered: Sat, 8 Jun 2013
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