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alcohol withdrawal

2 Does Revia help with withdrawal?

Does Revia help with withdrawal?

August 11th, 2015

Yes, Revia can help address strong cravings that occur during alcohol withdrawal. However, Revia can precipitate symptoms of narcotic drug withdrawal, quickening and worsening their severity. Find out more about how Revia helps with withdrawal (and addiction treatment) here.

5 Alcohol withdrawal side effects

Alcohol withdrawal side effects

June 13th, 2015

What are the side effects of alcohol withdrawal? Why do they occur? When do you need to get immediate help for dangerous side effects? Answers to these questions here.

2 Does acamprosate help with alcohol withdrawal?

Does acamprosate help with alcohol withdrawal?

May 15th, 2015

Acamprosate does not prevent alcohol withdrawal symptoms that people may experience when they stop drinking. Instead, it works to help regulate the alcoholic brains by lessening cravings for alcohol. More on acamprosate for alcoholism here.

2 Is alcohol withdrawal dangerous?

Is alcohol withdrawal dangerous?

March 23rd, 2015

Yes, alcohol withdrawal CAN be dangerous, especially if you are a heavy or long time drinker. We review the main reasons you should seek medical help during alcohol withdrawal here.

7 How long does acamprosate stay in your system?

How long does acamprosate stay in your system?

March 20th, 2015

The terminal half-life of a regular dose of acamprosate ranges anywhere from 20-30 hours. Acamprosate reaches steady levels within 5 days of regular dosing, while peak concentrations occur within 3-8 hours after administered dose. More on acamprosate and its metabolism here.

4 How to treat alcohol withdrawal

How to treat alcohol withdrawal

January 16th, 2015

Alcohol withdrawal treatment includes management of symptoms using prescription medications. In fact, the primary goals of treating alcohol withdrawal are to prevent seizures and/or delirium tremens and to moderate discomfort related to autonomic instability. More on the treatment of alcohol withdrawal here,

How to help an alcohol addict

How to help an alcohol addict

October 16th, 2014

You can help an alcoholic in the process of identifying the problem as well as helping research appropriate treatment options. More on how to do this here.

7 Detox from alcohol

Detox from alcohol

October 8th, 2014

Seek medical supervision during alcohol detox. Dependence must be assessed and serious conditions can occur in the first 72 hours. More on detox from alcohol protocol here.

14 Alcohol detox time

Alcohol detox time

September 16th, 2014

While most cases of acute detox are over within about a week, detox from alcohol can last anywhere from a few hours to several months. We review the common symptoms that can occur, their risks, and the complete time it takes to go through alcohol detox here.

3 Help for alcohol withdrawal

Help for alcohol withdrawal

September 10th, 2014

Seek 24-7 medical supervision during alcohol withdrawal for diagnosis and treatment of possible severe conditions. Treatments then include oral benzodiazepines, anti-seizure or anti-psychotic medications and fluid intake. More here on where to get help for alcohol withdrawal and what to expect during withdrawal.

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