Different pharmacological agents began to be explored more than 50 years ago to improve the efficacy of existing alcohol treatments and several medications are currently being used in alcohol . Pharmacological interventions can be involved in different stages of treating alcohol misuse and its consequences medication is recognised as an adjunct to psychosocial treatment to provide an optimum treatment package to improve physical and mental health casswell thamarangsi 2009 prescribed medications are not a stand alone treatment option and are only recommended as part of care . Target population individuals with alcohol use disorder aud background and objective this evidence based guideline provides recommendations regarding aud pharmacologic treatments several are fda approved for treating aud naltrexone acamprosate disulfiram antabuse the guidelines focus on helping individuals reduce or stop their use . Treatment for alcohol use disorder isnt just 12 step programs medication can help people who want to stop drinking or drink significantly less. Clinical effectiveness cost effectiveness and guidelines related to treatments used in alcohol withdrawal in an outpatient settingto inform policy and decision making research questions 1 what is the clinical effectiveness of pharmacologic and non pharmacologic treatments for alcohol withdrawal in an outpatient setting 2
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