Antabuse (disulfiram) is a liquor opponent medication used to treat ceaseless liquor abuse. Antabuse is accessible in nonexclusive structure. Regular symptoms of Antabuse include:
metallic or garlic-like preference for the mouth,
skin rash or skin inflammation,
swollen or sore tongue.
Tell your primary care physician on the off chance that you have an impossible however genuine reactions of Antabuse including:
deadness or shivering of arms and legs,
mental/state of mind changes (e.g., fomentation, outrageous energy/perplexity), or
In the principal period of treatment, a limit of 500 mg of Antabuse day by day is given in a solitary portion for one to about fourteen days. The normal support portion of Antabuse is 250 mg day by day (go, 125 to 500 mg), not to surpass 500 mg day by day. Try not to drink liquor and maintain a strategic distance from all liquor containing items (e.g., hack and cold syrups, mouthwash, or nourishments containing liquor) while taking this drug. Antabuse may cooperate with isoniazid, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), benzodiazepines, tricyclic antidepressants, warfarin, metronidazole, theophylline, phenytoin, or lithium. Tell your primary care physician all meds you are taking. During pregnancy, Antabuse ought to be utilized just when endorsed. It is obscure if this medication goes into bosom milk. Counsel your primary care physician before breastfeeding.
Our Antabuse (disulfiram) Side Effects Drug Center gives a far reaching perspective on accessible medication data on the potential reactions when taking this prescription.
This is definitely not a total rundown of symptoms and others may happen. Call your primary care physician for restorative exhortation about symptoms. You may report reactions to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.