Pharmacotherapy for Adults with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in Outpatient Settings

October 13th, 2016

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s new Policymaker Summary reviews the effectiveness of medication for treatment of alcohol use disorder (AUD) and provides considerations for expanding treatment options. The summary provides a systematic review of 167 articles evaluating the efficacy, comparative effectiveness and adverse effects of medications in adults with AUD.

Review Study

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