Study: Drug regimen most effective for treating alcohol dependence

06/23/2008 | Yahoo!

U.S. researchers say a study of more than 1,200 adults found the drugs naltrexone and acamprosate combined with low-intensity medical management or moderately intensive combined behavioral intervention were effective at reducing withdrawal symptoms and drinking urges in patients being treated for alcohol dependence. The study showed participants who adhered to a high medication regimen did better than those who adhered to a low medication schedule.

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