Efficacy and safety of pregabalin in the treatment of alcohol and benzodiazepine dependence

@article{Oulis2012EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and safety of pregabalin in the treatment of alcohol and benzodiazepine dependence},
  author={P. Oulis and G. Konstantakopoulos},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs},
  year={2012},
  volume={21},
  pages={1019 - 1029}
}
Introduction: Both alcohol and benzodiazepine dependence (AD, BD) are severe and chronic conditions with devastating physical and mental health effects. The relative scarcity and controversial evidential status of available pharmacological interventions for the treatment of patients' acute withdrawal syndrome and/or relapse prevention call for the clinical investigation of novel safe and efficacious agents. Areas covered: We review published studies of pregabalin as monotherapy in the treatment… Expand
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Interventional Clinical Trial
The primary study objective is to determine the efficacy of pregabalin administered orally for a period of 12 weeks in reducing risky drinking and symptoms of posttraumatic stress… Expand
ConditionsAlcohol Use Disorder, PTSD
InterventionDrug, Other
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