MEDICATION RESOURCES FOR TREATMENT OF ALCOHOL USE DISORDER
Tools to provide your patients with information about Alcohol Use Disorder and treatment options. Guides to prescribing medications and medical management:
- Medications for Alcohol Use FAQ. This five-page handout provides clinicians an overview of medications used to treat an Alcohol Use Disorder, Benefits, Side Effects, Frequency, Contraindications, Warnings, and Other Considerations, in addition to frequently asked questions.
- Medications for Treating Alcohol Dependence (NIAAA). A one-page clinician guide listing all the medications for treating Alcohol Use Disorder: Action, Contraindications, Precautions, Serious Adverse Reactions, Common Side Effects, Examples of Drug Interactions, and Usual Adult Dosage.
- MAT Readiness Checklist. An eight-page readiness and implementation checklist from the National Council for Mental Wellbeing to guide leadership with medication for addiction treatment (MAT).