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is there natural form of antabuse

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Alcohol deterrent: Antabuse (disulfiram) or Disulfiram is a medication. There is no natural form. The dosage is 250-500mg daily. Contraindications are: pregnancy, add, h ... Read More
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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No: One other medicine, Flagyl (metronidazole), used for vaginal infections and other parasitic infections, has antabuse-like actions, so if people drink ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Antabuse (disulfiram): From your doctor, by prescription.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Antabuse (disulfiram): With alcohol.To deter alcohol use, due to unpleasant reaction if mixed.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Alcoholism: Antabuse (disulfiram) causes the person who takes it and drinks alcohol to become violently ill. Mutual support such as alcoholics anonymous is a gen ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Breen
8 years experience General Practice
Anti alcohol abuse: Antabuse (disulfiram) is also called disulfram. Basically it leads to a very quick onset hangover. It is used to keep patients from abusing alcohol.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Avoid antabuse (disulfiram): Alcohol intoxication, Epileptic seizures, severe Cardio vascular disorders, liver or kidney inflammation, low thyroid, Diabetes, severe mental illness ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Antabuse (disulfiram): To deter alcohol use, due to unpleasant reaction if mixed. Quite effective if you comply with it and not drink.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Antabuse (disulfiram): Disulfiram
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
See below: Disulfiram is approved as a treatment for alcohol dependence. It works by interfering with the breakdown of alcohol leading to an accumulation of ace ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Antabuse (disulfiram): Antabuse (disulfiram) reaction can occur up to a week after last dose, if alcohol is consumed. After all, why take Antabuse (disulfiram) if you can't ... Read More
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