Comparative investigation of chlormethiazole and neuroleptic agents in the treatment of alcoholic delirium.

  • Dieter Athen
  • Published 1986 in Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica. Supplementum

Abstract

A retrospective study comparing the efficacy of chlormethiazole and neuroleptic agents showed that a mortality rate of 0% was associated with chlormethiazole treatment and 6% with neuroleptic treatment (P less than 0.005). Data from the literature support this result. Chlormethiazole treatment seems to be superior to the neuroleptic treatment of alcoholic… (More)

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@article{Athen1986ComparativeIO, title={Comparative investigation of chlormethiazole and neuroleptic agents in the treatment of alcoholic delirium.}, author={Dieter Athen}, journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica. Supplementum}, year={1986}, volume={329}, pages={167-70} }