Diabetes medication can also treat alcohol addiction.
|source:- substance information network|
A medication used for diabetes and obesity could also be used for the treatment of alcohol dependence, suggests new research.
Alcohol dependence causes morbidity as well as mortality and is major health problem in today's society.
Swedish researchers identified that interfering with the hormone GLP-1 could be a target for treating alcohol dependence.
Researchers have found that a medication that resemble GLP-1, which is used to treat Type-2 diabetes as well as obesity, also could be use.
news source:-economic times.