Delirium tremens (DTs) is a rapid onset of confusion usually caused by withdrawal from alcohol. When it occurs, it is often three days into the withdrawal.
Symptoms most often occur within 48 to 96 hours after the last drink. But, they can occur 7 to 10 days after the last drink.
Symptoms may get worse quickly, and can include:
Delirium tremens is an emergency condition. Go to the emergency room or call the local emergency number (such as 911) if you have symptoms.
Information provided above is courtesy of: https://medlineplus.gov
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