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Dizone Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
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Introduction

Dizone Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of alcohol addiction. It works by producing interaction with alcohol and thereby causing unpleasant effects like nausea, flushing of face, headaches. Thus, it discourages the patient from taking alcohol while on this medication.

Dizone Tablet may be taken with or without food. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor. Remember while taking this medication, avoid alcohol in all forms including beer, wine, aftershave lotions, mouthwash, vinegar, and liquid medications.

Some common side effects of using this medication are headache, fatigue, drowsiness and metallic taste. Initially, it may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. It is important to know that you should take this medicine in combination with a counseling program as it will provide extra help to maintain abstinence from alcohol. Remember it will take time, support, willpower, and determination to readjust the habit of not drinking.

Uses of Dizone Tablet

Benefits of Dizone Tablet

In Alcohol addiction

Dizone Tablet is a medicine used, along with social support and counseling, to help people recover from alcohol addiction and to avoid having the urge to drink alcohol again. It causes sudden, undesirable effects when mixed with alcohol to help you refrain from alcohol, even if you are dependent on alcohol. It causes effects such as flushing of the face, headache, nausea, blurred vision, mental confusion etc., when even small amounts of alcohol are consumed.
Dizone Tablet starts working from the very first dose and is a very safe and effective way of treating alcohol addiction. Avoid taking foods containing alcohol like, mouthwash, cough medicines, perfumes or deodorants and even hair dyes as even small amounts of alcohol can trigger these unpleasant effects.

Side effects of Dizone Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Dizone

  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Drowsiness
  • Metallic taste

How to use Dizone 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. Dizone Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dizone Tablet works

Dizone 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dizone Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dizone Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dizone Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Dizone Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dizone Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dizone Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dizone Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dizone Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Dizone Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dizone Tablet, 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.

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Quick Tips

  • Dizone Tablet is used together with behavior modification, psychotherapy, and counseling support to help you stop drinking.
  • It works best for patients who can achieve initial abstinence of at least 12 hours, are committed to maintaining abstinence, and agree to take the medication.
  • While taking this medication, avoid alcohol in all forms including beer, wine, aftershave lotions, mouthwash, vinegar, certain desserts, colognes, and liquid medications.
  • When you first start taking it, you may feel dizzy, confused, tired, and weak. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • You may notice an aftertaste of either garlic or metal when you start taking Dizone Tablet. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease, liver or kidney disease, psychiatric problems, diabetes, or if you're allergic to latex rubber or pesticides.
  • Do not take it if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Carbamate Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dizone with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Dizone Tablet safe/dangerous?

Yes, Dizone Tablet is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration in a hospital or specialized clinic as advised by your special doctor

Q. Is Dizone Tablet over-the-counter medicine?

No, Dizone Tablet is not an over-the-counter medicine. Dizone Tablet 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

Q. Is Dizone Tablet a sulfa drug?

No, Dizone Tablet is not a sulfa drug

Q. Is Dizone Tablet a benzodiazepine?

No, Dizone Tablet is not benzodiazepine

Q. Is Dizone Tablet a competitive inhibitor?

Dizone Tablet is an aldehyde dehydrogenase inhibitor. It works by blocking the processing of alcohol in the body causing unpleasant feeling leading to alcohol withdrawal

Q. Is Dizone Tablet a controlled drug?

No, Dizone Tablet is not a controlled drug

Q. Is Dizone Tablet addictive?

No, Dizone Tablet is not addictive. It is used to treat alcohol addiction and chronic alcoholism

Q. Is Dizone Tablet expensive?

Dizone Tablet prices may vary depending on the brand. Refer to the packaging for the price

Q. Does Dizone Tablet work?

Yes, Dizone Tablet works. Dizone Tablet is an aldehyde dehydrogenase inhibitor. It works by blocking the processing of alcohol in the body causing unpleasant feeling leading to alcohol withdrawal

Q. Does Dizone Tablet work for everyone?

Dizone Tablet works for chronic alcoholics who are cooperative and willing to give up alcoholism. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Does Dizone Tablet stops cravings?

Dizone Tablet 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 Dizone Tablet. It may not have any direct effects on cravings

Q. Does Dizone Tablet work immediately?

Yes, Dizone Tablet works on alcohol withdrawal as soon as you start the treatment

Q. What does Dizone Tablet like reaction mean?

Dizone Tablet.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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