NICE draft guidance recommends nalmefene for alcohol dependence
Draft guidance issued for consultation by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended nalmefene (Selincro; Lundbeck) for the treatment of alcohol dependence in heavy drinkers who do not require immediate detoxification. NICE recommends that nalmefene is prescribed alongside continuous psychosocial support. Feedback on the draft guidance can be submitted until 29 July 2014.
Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal DOI: 10.1211/PJ.2014.20065775
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