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Posted by: Anne | 2009-05-04

Baclofen as treatment for alcoholism

I would like your opinion on this. What are the side effects of this medication?

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A scientific paper published in 2002 found Baclofen to be effective in inducing abstinence from alcohol and to reduce alcohol craving and consumption in alcoholics. It is however not a "miracle-cure" and should not be used for THIS purpose without your doctors supervision.



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Posted by: Konrad Strydom | 2009-06-23

I would also be interested in receiving more information regarding this treatment in South Africa. Are there any doctors who are prescribing this?

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009-06-08

Are there any doctors in SA who is treating with this medication? How can one contact such a doctor

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