Are there medication recommendations for the treatment of delirium tremens (DTs)?

Updated: Nov 06, 2020
  • Author: Michael James Burns, MD, FACEP, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael R Pinsky, MD, CM, Dr(HC), FCCP, FAPS, MCCM  more...
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Answer

Many varying pharmacotherapeutic management recommendations exist for alcohol withdrawal and DTs. Even many authoritative textbooks and journal articles have made recommendations for use of pharmacotherapeutic agents that have never been tested in clinical trials for this condition.


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