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Study Shows That Gabapentin (Neurontin) Is A Safe, Effective Treatment For Alcohol Abuse by Bill W. Health Maven Posted Tue 05 Nov 2013 11:17pm Nov. 4, 2013 The generic drug gabapentin, which is already widely prescribed for epilepsy and some kinds of pain, appears to be safe and effective in the treatment of alcohol dependence. The finding comes from a 150-patient randomized, , conducted by scientists at The (TSRI). “Gabapentin’s effect on drinking outcomes is at least as ... Read on »
Treatments for Alcoholism by Medical Team Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Alcoholism: Admission of having a problem Alcoholics Anonymous Aversion therapy Avoidance of alcohol Avoiding friends who abuse alcohol Counselling Detoxification (drying out) Live-in treatment program Other treatments for any complications Ou ... Read on »
Aripiprazole May be Useful in Treatment of Alcoholism by Jeremiah D. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 12:52pm Aripiprazole, a drug ordinarily used for the treatment of Bipolar Disorder ans Schizophrenia, may have a positive impact in the the treatment of alcoholism, according to this study.  The researchers found that the use of this medication made the alcohol have a "more sedating" effect, rather than a "stimulating effect," and the subjects became s ... Read on »
Treatment of Alcoholism by Inhibition of the Neuropeptide Y Receptor by nih.gov Posted Thu 31 Jul 2008 5:00pm Description of Invention: Aversive or anticraving medications are currently used to supplement behavioral treatment of alcohol dependence. However, there is a need for developing more effective medications than those available. Neuropeptide Y (NPY) is a neurotransmitter known for increasing appetite and possibly having a role ... Read on »
Baclofen Treatment Promising for Alcoholism Treatment by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:07pm Diagnosis and Treatment Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. 24(1):67-71, January 2000. Addolorato, Giovanni; Caputo, Fabio; Capristo, Esmeralda; Colombo, Giancarlo; Gessa, Gian Luigi; Gasbarrini, Giovanni Abstract: Background: Accumulating evidence shows the efficacy of the [gamma]-aminobutyric acid (GABAB) receptor agains ... Read on »
Baclofen Treatment Promising for Alcoholism Treatment by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 11:44pm Diagnosis and Treatment Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. 24(1):67-71, January 2000. Addolorato, Giovanni; Caputo, Fabio; Capristo, Esmeralda; Colombo, Giancarlo; Gessa, Gian Luigi; Gasbarrini, Giovanni Abstract: Background: Accumulating evidence shows the efficacy of the [gamma]-aminobutyric acid (GABAB) receptor agains ... Read on »
Alcoholism Treatment Success May Hinge on Genes by nih.gov Posted Mon 31 Jan 2011 12:01pm The effectiveness of an experimental treatment for alcoholism depends on the genetic makeup of the people who receive it, according to a new study. The finding may help doctors personalize treatments for people who abuse alcohol. The chemical messenger serotonin plays a vital role in helping brain cells ... Read on »
A Lot Of Young Men Who Work In Construction Manifest Abusive Drinking, Require Alcohol Treatment, and Need to Fortify Their Pare by just 4 families Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jul 2010 6:16am I know quite a few young men who work in construction who manifest hazardous and abusive drinking. After working exceptionally hard for eight or more hours, it seems to make a lot of sense to go to the local watering hole to have a few brews with one's drinking friends. Usually, however, it seems that the well-intentioned few shots and beers tu ... Read on »
Alcohol Treatment and the Role of Anti Craving Medications by Dr. Michael P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 14 May 2009 4:37pm In a previous post about anti-craving medication, we discussed many medications that might be used to help combat alcoholism.  Anti-craving medication is a critical tool in the Freedom From Alcohol® Method; however, the program is much more than just a prescription to end your abuse of or dependence on alcohol. Alcoholism is not caused by a ... Read on »
European Tree Yields New Alcoholism Treatment in Early Tests by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:25am Anti-Smoking Drug Also Curbs Alcohol Craving A drug approved last year for smoking cessation has also shown promise for use against alcoholism, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), announced yesterday. Varenicline, currently marketed by Pfizer for smoking cessation under the trade name Chantix, dramatica ... Read on »