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How is delirium tremens treated?

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You�ll need to stay in the hospital to get medications and fluids to treat your symptoms. When your health is better, you should start alcohol rehab at an inpatient facility. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or recovery support groups may help you as they try to stay sober moving forward.

From: What Is Delirium Tremens? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Addiction Centers: “Delirium Tremens: Symptoms and Treatment.”

New England Journal of Medicine : “Recognition and Management of Withdrawal Delirium (Delirium Tremens).

Alcohol.org: “Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms and Timeline.”

StatPearls : “Delirium Tremens (DT).”

Harvard Medical School: “Alcohol Withdrawal: What Is It?”

Winchester Hospital: “Delirium Tremens.”

Roswell Park: “Electrolytes -- What Are They?”

Reviewed by Jennifer Casarella on January 21, 2020

SOURCES:

American Addiction Centers: “Delirium Tremens: Symptoms and Treatment.”

New England Journal of Medicine : “Recognition and Management of Withdrawal Delirium (Delirium Tremens).

Alcohol.org: “Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms and Timeline.”

StatPearls : “Delirium Tremens (DT).”

Harvard Medical School: “Alcohol Withdrawal: What Is It?”

Winchester Hospital: “Delirium Tremens.”

Roswell Park: “Electrolytes -- What Are They?”

Reviewed by Jennifer Casarella on January 21, 2020

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