The prophylactic administration of thiamine, folate and pyridoxine intravenously is recommended before starting any carbohydrate containing fluids or food. Alcoholics are often deficient in various nutrients which can cause severe complications during alcohol withdrawal such as the development of Wernicke syndrome. The vitamins of most importance in alcohol withdrawal are thiamine and folic acid.
Related journals on Alcohol drug
Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, Alcoholism and Drug Addiction, Journal of Maintenance in the Addictions, Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling, The British journal of addiction to alcohol and other drugs,