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Magnesium for alcohol withdrawal

  1. Michael Sarai1,
  2. Aaron M Tejani2,*,
  3. Alice Hill Wah Chan3,
  4. I Fan Kuo4,
  5. Juliana Li5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Drugs and Alcohol Group

Published Online: 5 JUN 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 13 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008358.pub2

How to Cite

Sarai M, Tejani AM, Chan AHW, Kuo IF, Li J. Magnesium for alcohol withdrawal. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD008358. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008358.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of British Columbia, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  2. 2

    University of British Columbia, Therapeutics Initiative, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  3. 3

    Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB, Canada

  4. 4

    UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  5. 5

    Fraser Health Authority, Clinical Research and Drug Information, Burnaby, Canada

*Aaron M Tejani, Therapeutics Initiative, University of British Columbia, 2176 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 5 JUN 2013


[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Study flow diagram.
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Risk of bias graph: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item presented as percentages across all included studies.
[Figure 3]
Figure 3. Risk of bias summary: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study.
[Figure 4]
Figure 4. Forest plot of comparison: 1 Magnesium versus placebo, outcome: 1.1 Muscle strength.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Magnesium versus placebo, Outcome 1 Muscle strength.