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29 Jul 2009 19:03


U.S.: Baclofen: A miracle drug to cure alcoholism, or a joke?

  • I never understood how people could leave liquor in a glass. Now you could give me a sip of champagne and I could leave it. That was impossible in my wildest dreams. And it’s effortless.
  • French cardiologist and alcoholic Dr. Olivier Amiesen • On the effects he felt when taking baclofen, an anticraving medication. Some alcoholics are raving about the drug, saying they can now hang out in social drinking situations or even have a single drink without suffering from a relapse. Sounds too good to be true? Maybe. There is little scientific data to show it really works.  • source