The Role of Gabapentin in the Management of Alcohol Withdrawal and Dependence

@article{Leung2015TheRO,
  title={The Role of Gabapentin in the Management of Alcohol Withdrawal and Dependence},
  author={J. G. Leung and D. Hall-Flavin and S. Nelson and K. Schmidt and K. Schak},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2015},
  volume={49},
  pages={897 - 906}
}
Objective: To review the literature evaluating gabapentin for alcohol withdrawal and dependence. Data Sources: A literature search of MEDLINE (1966 to end of March 2015) and PubMed was performed using the terms alcohol, gabapentin, withdrawal, and dependence. Additional references were identified from a review of literature citations. Study Selection and Data Extraction: English-language prospective studies evaluating gabapentin for alcohol withdrawal and dependence were evaluated. Data… Expand
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