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Dr. Arthur Aylsworth
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Disulfiram (Definition)

Disulfiram is an addiction reducing agent which is a ...Read more


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Where can I get antabuse (disulfiram)?

Antabuse (disulfiram): From your doctor, by prescription.

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Why do they use antabuse (disulfiram)?

Why do they use antabuse (disulfiram)?

Antabuse (disulfiram): With alcohol.To deter alcohol use, due to unpleasant reaction if mixed. ...Read more

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What is antabuse (disulfiram) used for?

What is antabuse (disulfiram) used for?

Alcoholism: Antabuse (disulfiram) causes the person who takes it and drinks alcohol to become violently ill. Mutual support such as alcoholics anonymous is a gentler method of treatment for alcoholism. ...Read more

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What is medication antabuse (disulfiram)?

What is medication antabuse (disulfiram)?

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. ...Read more

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Has anyone had experience with disulfiram?

Yes: The GI symptoms shortly after ingesting alcohol are nasty; strong motivation to not flirt with that first drink. ...Read more

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Who should not take Antabuse (disulfiram)?

Avoid antabuse (disulfiram): Alcohol intoxication, Epileptic seizures, severe Cardio vascular disorders, liver or kidney inflammation, low thyroid, Diabetes, severe mental illness with loss of reality. Also, poorly compliant patients in detox who continue drinking. ...Read more

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Please tell me what counteracts disulfiram?

Why?: you planning on drinking on it? Bad idea, since the reaction can be so immediate and nasty that there isn't time for an antidote. If you are the person on antabuse, (disulfiram) the only reason to want to counteract it would be to drink, and that would be BAD for you, so I am not going to say. But there ISNT anything to counteract it you can use to safely drink. An Antabuse (disulfiram) reaction can be treated with meds. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Antabuse (Definition)

Antabuse is an addiction reducing agent which is a ...Read more