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Seizure Drug Shows Promise Against Alcoholism

Seizure Drug Shows Promise Against Alcoholism

9 Oct 2007

By Alix Spiegel

Alcohol-dependent patients who received topiramate, a seizure medication, had fewer heavy-drinking days, fewer drinks per day and more days of continuous abstinence than those who received placebo, according to a study in the Oct. 10 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Copyright 2007. Used with permission from NPR.

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