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To try and quit drinking alcohol I would like to know about

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To try and quit drinking alcohol I would like to know about this drug called Declinol. Is it safe?
thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Daniel Sheibley, MD replied 1 year ago.

It is not a drug it is a mix of herbs that aren't proven by any research to be beneficial in overcoming addiction. There are no FDA trials of this and it is not a medication. It is marketed as a supplement and therefore able to make any unjustified claim the manufacturers want. This is not harmful, but does not work despite many likely paid testimonials that it does.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What drug wud u suggest to help this problem
Expert:  Daniel Sheibley, MD replied 1 year ago.

I'd suggest AA meetings and being faithful to attend those. That is the most effective way to beat alcoholism. Rather than relying on another substance you rely upon yourself. You can't go wrong that way.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
wud u suggest councelling or CBT therapy
Expert:  Daniel Sheibley, MD replied 1 year ago.

Both in fact. Definitely do AA in addition.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
thank uou good nite
Expert:  Daniel Sheibley, MD replied 1 year ago.

Good luck and don't be sucked into these herbals that market themselves as medications

Expert:  Daniel Sheibley, MD replied 1 year ago.

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