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Safety and efficacy of GABAergic medications for treating alcoholism.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15714047     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article highlights the proceedings of a symposium presented at the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 29, 2004. The organizers and co-chairs were Bankole A. Johnson, MD, PhD, and Robert M. Swift, MD, PhD. The presentations included (1) Introduction, by Bankole A. Johnson; (2) Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid and Baclofen in the Treatment of Alcohol Addiction, by Giovanni Addolorato; (3) Safety of Gabapentin in Treating Alcoholism, by Hugh Myrick; (4) New Data on the Safety and Effectiveness of Topiramate in the Treatment of Alcohol Dependence, by Bankole A. Johnson; (5) Evaluating the Risk of Benzodiazepine Prescription to Alcohol-Dependent Individuals, by Domenic A. Ciraulo; and (6) Safety and Efficacy of GABAergic Agents in Treating Alcoholics: Discussion, by Robert M. Swift.
Authors:
Bankole A Johnson; Robert M Swift; Giovanni Addolorato; Domenic A Ciraulo; Hugh Myrick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Congresses    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0145-6008     ISO Abbreviation:  Alcohol. Clin. Exp. Res.     Publication Date:  2005 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-02-16     Completed Date:  2005-07-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7707242     Medline TA:  Alcohol Clin Exp Res     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  248-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychiatric Medicine, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908-0623, USA. bankolejohnson@virginia.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Alcoholism / drug therapy*,  metabolism
Animals
GABA Agents / adverse effects*,  metabolism,  therapeutic use*
Humans
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/GABA Agents

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