A case of alcohol withdrawal requiring 1,600 mg of lorazepam in 24 hours

Debra R Kahn, Amy V Barnhorst, James A. Bourgeois

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Abstract

Alcohol withdrawal continues to present significant morbidity and mortality in hospitalized medical/surgical patients. The authors present a case of a patient with delirium tremens requiring up to 1,600 mg/day of lorazepam and discuss alternative treatments for alcohol withdrawal.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)385-389
Number of pages5
JournalCNS Spectrums
Volume14
Issue number7
StatePublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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