Benzodiazepines (BDZs) are the gold standard in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS). Sodium oxybate (SMO) has been tested as a treatment for AWS with encouraging results. The aim of this phase IV, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, double-dummy study was to evaluate the efficacy of SMO in comparison with oxazepam in the treatment of uncomplicated AWS.
- alcohol withdrawal syndrome
- sodium oxybate