Alcohol addiction: Toward a patient-oriented pharmacological treatment

Giovanni Addolorato, Antonio Mirijello, Lorenzo Leggio

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Abstract

Very few medications (i.e., disulfiram, naltrexone and acamprosate) are approved for the treatment of alcoholism and their effects are suboptimal. The development of new effective and safe pharmacological agents to treat alcoholic patients is crucial, together with the need to identify predictors of outcomes in different subsets of patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2157-2160
Number of pages4
JournalExpert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
Volume14
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Alcohol use disorder
  • Drug treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Pharmacology

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