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Is there a cure for delirium tremens?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

The ultimate cure for delirium tremens is to avoid excessive alcohol abuse, especially if you have already had one experience with delirium tremens. If you are a heavy drinker, reduce your alcohol intake. If you are an alcoholic, seek rehabilitation services or support groups to help you deal with your alcohol abuse issues. If alcohol withdrawal has already begun, a health care provider can monitor the symptoms and provide the necessary care to reduce the risk of complications from delirium tremens.

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