Anticonvulsants for alcohol withdrawal.

@article{Polycarpou2005AnticonvulsantsFA,
  title={Anticonvulsants for alcohol withdrawal.},
  author={Anastasia Polycarpou and Panos Papanikolaou and JohnP. A. Ioannidis and Despina Contopoulos-Ioannidis},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2005},
  volume={3},
  pages={
          CD005064
        }
}
BACKGROUND Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is a cluster of symptoms that occurs in alcohol-dependent people after cessation or reduction in alcohol use. This systematic review focuses on the evidence of anticonvulsants' use in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal symptoms. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effectiveness and safety of anticonvulsants in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (The Cochrane Library Issue 3, 2004… CONTINUE READING

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