Anticonvulsants for Alcohol Withdrawal

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Systematic Review

Source: The Cochrane Collaborative

Last Reviewed: March 2010

In this Cochrane systematic review, the Cochrane Collaborative found limited data comparing anticonvulsants with placebo to treat alcohol withdrawal syndrome. In addition, researchers didn’t find any clear differences in effectiveness between anticonvulsants and other drugs. They noted that larger, better-designed studies are needed.

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Minozzi, S., Amato, L., Vecchi, S. & Davoli, M. (2010). Anticonvulsants for alcohol withdrawal. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2010 (3). DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005064.pub3.