In this podcast episode, I discuss thiamine pharmacology and its important role in energy production.
In patients with alcohol use disorder, thiamine deficiency can be somewhat common.
Wernicke’s encephalopathy can result from thiamine deficiency in patients with alcohol use disorder.
Common symptoms from Wernicke’s encephalopathy can include confusion, lethargy, and other central nervous system issues. Thiamine replacement can help treat this issue.
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