Clorazepate use may prevent alcohol withdrawal convulsions.

Abstract

Clorazepate dipotassium was administered orally for the five-day prophylactic treatment of potential, incipient and overt withdrawal signs and symptoms in 226 patients on admission to an inpatient alcohol treatment unit. Conservative estimates based on these patients' histories and on literature reports predicted that between 7 and 40 (3% to 18%) of these… (More)

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