Medicine Overview of Disulfiram Tablet
Uses of Disulfiram Tablet
Disulfiram 250mg Tablet is used in alcohol dependence.
Side effects of Disulfiram Tablet
Headache, Dizziness, Weakness, Skin rash, Metallic taste, Restlessness, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Tremor.
How to use Disulfiram Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Disulfiram 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Disulfiram Tablet works
Disulfiram 250mg tablet blocks the chemical which breaks the converted form of alcohol in the body. This leads to an increased level of converted form of alcohol in the body causing bad physical features while drinking alcohol.
In Depth Information on Disulfiram Tablet
Expert advice for Disulfiram Tablet
- Do not consume alcohol during the treatment and for up to 14 days after discontinuation.
- Disulfiram may cause drowsiness or tiredness. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are affected.
- Avoid taking disulfiram if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or you are breast feeding.
- Before you take disulfiram inform your doctor about all the prescription, non-prescription, and herbal medicines you are or were taking.
- Patients who are receiving or have recently received, alcohol, or alcohol-containing preparations, such as cough syrups, tonics and the like, should not take disulfiram, If you drink alcohol during or within 2 weeks of stopping disulfiram a serious and potentially life threatening reaction may occur along with severe symptoms such as flushing of the face and neck, increased body temperature, sweating, urge to vomit (nausea) vomiting, itchy skin or rash caused by an allergic reaction (pruritus, urticaria) anxiety, dizziness, headache, blurred vision, difficulty breathing, palpitations, rapid breathing, rapid heartbeat, low blood pressure, abnormally slow breathing, chest pain, abnormal heart rhythm, coma or fits may occur.
- Consult your doctor immediately if you suddenly experience any of these symptoms after stopping the treatment with disulfiram.
Special precautions for Disulfiram 250mg Tablet
Disulfiram 250mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing,+more
increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions)....
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Disulfiram 250mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Disulfiram 250mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lact+more
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Disulfiram 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir+more
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Disulfiram 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patie+more
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Disulfiram 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Disulfiram 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patie+more
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Disulfiram 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Spentoin 100mg Capsule, Spentoin Injection, Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Frisium 5mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Disulfiram, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Disulfiram 250mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Disulfiram
Yes, Disulfiram is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration in a hospital or specialized clinic as advised by your special doctor
No, Disulfiram is not an over-the-counter medicine. Disulfiram treatment for alcohol withdrawal should be initiated only in a hospital or specialized clinic and by experienced doctors only. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
No, Disulfiram is not a sulfa drug
No, Disulfiram is not benzodiazepine
Disulfiram is an aldehyde dehydrogenase inhibitor. It works by blocking the processing of alcohol in the body causing unpleasant feeling leading to alcohol withdrawal
No, Disulfiram is not a controlled drug
No, Disulfiram is not addictive. It is used to treat alcohol addiction and chronic alcoholism
Disulfiram prices may vary depending on the brand. Refer to the packaging for the price
Yes, Disulfiram works. Disulfiram is an aldehyde dehydrogenase inhibitor. It works by blocking the processing of alcohol in the body causing unpleasant feeling leading to alcohol withdrawal
Disulfiram works for chronic alcoholics who are cooperative and willing to give up alcoholism. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Disulfiram blocks the processing of alcohol in the body causing unpleasant feeling due to these unpleasant episodes, alcoholics abstain from alcohol Therefore, patients may avoid consuming alcohol to avoid unpleasant reactions upon consuming alcohol even days after stopping Disulfiram. It may not have any direct effects on cravings
Yes, Disulfiram works on alcohol withdrawal as soon as you start the treatment
Disulfiram.alcohol reaction characterized by flushing, increased body temperature, sweating, urge to vomit (nausea), vomiting, itching of skin (pruritus), pale red, raised, itchy skin rash (urticaria), anxiety, dizziness, headache, blurred vision, breathlessness (dyspnea), rapid heartbeat (palpitations) and hyperventilation.
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