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Divalproex sodium in alcohol withdrawal: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research
Publication Date
Volume
25
Issue
9
Pages
1324–1329
Identifiers
PMID: 11584152
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This placebo-controlled pilot study suggests that divalproex sodium significantly affects the course of acute alcohol withdrawal and reduces the need for treatment with a benzodiazepine. A more aggressive loading dose strategy may demonstrate a more robust or earlier response.

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