About this resource:
Source: The Cochrane Collaborative
Last Reviewed: June 2013
Workgroups: Substance Use Workgroup
In this Cochrane systematic review, the Cochrane Collaborative didn’t find enough evidence to determine whether magnesium is helpful or harmful for preventing or treating alcohol withdrawal syndrome. Researchers concluded that more research is needed to clarify the role of magnesium in preventing and treating alcohol withdrawal.
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Sarai, M., Tejani, A.M., Chan, A.H.W., Kuo, I.F. & Li, J. (2013). Magnesium for alcohol withdrawal. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013 (6). DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008358.pub2.