Modern approaches to the treatment of patients with alcohol withdrawal syndrome


E.V. Filippova, O.V. Kolomiets, M.A. Puolokaynen, E.E. Malygin

Ural State Medical University, Yekaterinburg, Russia
The article presents a literature review of modern publications concerning the main drugs of the class of benzodiazepine tranquilizers, which are used in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome. Currently, there are two effective drugs of this class – bromodihydro- chlorophenylbenzodiazepine and diazepam. This article presents an analysis of the use of diazepam for outpatient treatment and the need for its use for further treatment of alcoholism. Also in this work, the need to limit the use of bromodihydrochlorophenylbenzodia- zepine in a hospital setting (according to the latest prescription order) is discussed.

About the Autors

Corresponding author: Elena V. Filippova, Cand. Sci.(Med.), Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology, Ural State Medical University, Yekaterinburg, Russia;

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