Medications for Alcohol Use Disorder: An Overview
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 10, Number 2&3, March 2022
Mikveh Warshaw, NP.
Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, Community Health Center Inc. and faculty member of Center for Key Populations (CKP) Program, Middletown, CT.
Ms. Warshaw has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
There are three FDA approved medications for alcohol use disorder (AUD) and many others that have been tested. Here, we summarize the evidence behind the various medications for alcohol use disorder and highlight clinical scenarios in which each should be considered.