Is Topiramate a Silver Bullet for Those Dually Dependent on Alcohol and Nicotine?
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 5, Number 3, May 2017
Kirsten Pickard, BA
Ms. Pickard has disclosed that she has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
People with alcohol use disorder are often smokers, and it can be very hard for patients to reduce their drinking and smoking simultaneously. In this study, the researchers hypothesized that topiramate, which has shown promise as an off-label treatment for nicotine and alcohol use independently, might work as a “silver bullet” for both problems.