Doctor introduces woman to drugs that are helpful with alcohol detox

Recent Study Indicates Benefits of Gabapentin for Alcohol Detox and Abstinence

A study published in March 2020 in the Journal of the American Medical Association – Internal Medicine[1] shows the use of the nerve pain reliever gabapentin—with brand names such as Neurontin, Gralise, and Horizant—may be helpful in treating people with acute alcohol withdrawal symptoms. The study’s results also demonstrated gabapentin is effective in promoting abstinence…

Why Benzodiazepines May Be Helpful During Medical Detox for Alcohol Use Disorder

Overcoming an alcohol use disorder (addiction to alcohol) necessitates not only supportive guidance and sustained, devoted effort to positively change one’s behaviors and attitudes, but also the elimination of one’s physical dependence. In other words, to develop and maintain recovery from alcohol dependency, one must physically detox, as well as psychologically detox. The psychological part…