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Causes Of Disulfiram Like Reaction
Can antabuse (disulfiram) cause short term memory loss if someone has taken it with alcohol or in general?
No: Epocrates literature do not mention it as side effect. Alcohol is the one to blame for memory loss. It is very common to have lapses ( mental lagoons) of forgetting what happened recently ( the night before for example) because of drinking alcohol. An exaggeration of this is shown in the movies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am taking antabuse (disulfiram) to help me stop drinking. It is working but i read it causes liver damage. Is that true?
Try something else: Because of the nature of alcohol addiction, and the fact that Antabuse (disulfiram) does nothing to reduce cravings for alcohol, most people will relapse on Antabuse (disulfiram) then become very sick or even die. Instead take a medication that actually reduces cravings and will not make you sick if you relapse. If you do relapse, clinical data suggests you will drink less. Look into taking topiramax or naltrexone. ...Read more
Can Antabuse (disulfiram) be taken on occasion? Instead of every day..?? I've taken it for 80 days and would like to be medication free now
Do you honestly: think you can stop it and not go back to drinking?? If so,then stop it and see how you do. ...Read more
I'm currently an at risk/problem drinker who does not like the direction I'm going in. Would antabuse, (disulfiram) along with CBT, be an option for me?
Drinker: You MUST see a psychologist as soon as possible! Hope things go well. PS: No ant-abuse or CBT until you have met with the psychologist! ...Read more
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