Antabuse can be used for treating alcoholism. Antabuse is an alcohol-abuse deterrent. It works by blocking the breakdown of alcohol, causing unpleasant side effects (eg, vomiting, upset stomach) when a small amount of alcohol is consumed.
Use Antabuse as directed from your doctor.
Ask your health care provider questions you may have about how to use Antabuse.
Store Antabuse at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and lightweight. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Antabuse out from the reach of youngsters and faraway from pets.
Active Ingredient: Disulfiram.
All medicines could potentially cause unwanted side effects, but many people have no, or minor, unwanted effects.
Check along with your doctor if all of these most typical negative effects persist or become bothersome:
Drowsiness; headache; metallic or garlic taste in mouth.
Seek medical help straight away if all of these severe negative effects occur:
Severe allergy symptoms (rash; hives; lack of breath; tightness inside chest; swelling with the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blurred vision; modifications in color vision; dark urine; loss in appetite; mental or mood problems; nausea; numbness or tingling in the arms or legs; seizures; tiredness; vomiting; weakness; yellowing with the eyes or skin.
This is not a whole report on all unwanted side effects that could occur. If you might have questions regarding unwanted side effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Antabuse if:
Contact a medical expert or physician immediately if these connect with you.
Some health conditions may interact with Antabuse. Tell a medical expert or pharmacist in case you have any health conditions, particularly if any of the following connect with you:
Some medicines may connect to Antabuse. Tell your health care provider in the event you consider some other medicines, especially any with the following:
This is probably not a whole report on all interactions that could occur. Ask your health care provider if Antabuse may connect to other medicines that you simply take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or alter the dose of the medicine.
Important safety information:
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.