Antabuse is a medication used to treat chronic alcoholism. It contains the active substance disulfiram bis (diethylthiocarbamoyl), which blocks alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH), the enzyme involved in ethanol metabolism. As a result, the concentration of acetaldehyde in the blood increases and causes unpleasant feelings such as hot flashes, nausea, vomiting, tachycardia, blood pressure reduction, etc. Consumption of alcoholic beverages during treatment with Antabus will be very uncomfortable.
Disulfiram dosage and application
Take the drug orally at least 12 hours after drinking alcohol. While taking Antabus, avoid alcoholic beverages in any form: beer, wine, aftershave, liquid medications, mouthwash, and toilet water. Take the pill with a full glass of water.
Tell your doctor if you have a history of heart, stomach or duodenal ulcer, cerebrovascular accident and disulfiram psychosis. Antabuse should be taken with caution by patients over 60 years of age.
Antabuse can not be taken by patients suffering from severe cardiovascular disease, neuritis of the auditory nerve, glaucoma, retrobulbar neuritis, bronchial asthma, emphysema, pulmonary tuberculosis, severe hepatic dysfunction, diabetes, hyperthyroidism, mental illness, acute gastric ulcer, Kidney disease, malignant tumor, polyneuritis, pregnant or breastfeeding, are allergic to this medicine.
Possible side effects
The most common side effects include restlessness, headache, drowsiness, skin rash, acne, changes in vision and garlic-like aftertaste. Other rare but serious side effects include itching of the hands and feet, fatigue, weakness, vomiting, severe abdominal pain, loss of appetite, nausea, dark urine, eye or skin yellowing. If you have severe side effects that may bother or worsen, seek medical attention immediately.
Tell your doctor about any medications and herbal products you are currently taking, especially about tricyclic antidepressants such as imipramine (Tofranil), amitriptyline (Saroten), doxepin (Sinequan), nortriptyline (Pamelor), isoniazid (Nydrazid), phenytoin (Dilantin ), Warfarin (coumadin), metronidazole (Flagyl), theophylline (Theo-Dur), MAO inhibitors such as phenelzine (Nardil), isocarboxazid (Marplan) or tranylcypromine (Parnate); Benzodiazepine such as Diazepam (Valium), Alprazolam (Xanax), Clorazepate (Tranxene), Temazepam (Restoril), Chlordiazepoxide (Librium), Triazolam (Halcion), Lithium (Lithobid, Eskalith, and others).
Disulfiram Missed dose
Do not take a dose twice. When the time comes for the next dose, stop taking a dose and stick to your plan of administration.
In case of overdose seek immediate medical attention. Symptoms of overdose may include the following: coordination problems, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, numbness, itching, and seizures.
Store this preparation at temperatures of 59-86 degrees Fahrenheit (15-30 degrees Celsius) dry and protected from light. Do not store the product in the bathroom.
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