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Do you need a prescription for antabuse (disulfiram)?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Antabuse (disulfiram) is a medication that needs a doctor's prescription.
It is not sold over-the-counter. Antabuse is used to help a person quit drinking alcohol.

In brief: Yes

Antabuse (disulfiram) is a medication that needs a doctor's prescription.
It is not sold over-the-counter. Antabuse is used to help a person quit drinking alcohol.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Antabuse (disulfiram)

Yes, you do.

In brief: Antabuse (disulfiram)

Yes, you do.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine

In brief: Yes

People with liver problems should not use antabuse, (disulfiram) and antabuse-alcohol reactions can be serious in some people with underlying heart and other problems.
A doctor needs to explain the precautions you need to take in avoiding "hidden" alcohol (medications, foods, skin sanitizers and others). See a doctor with experience with this medication. There are other (and maybe better) choices of meds.

In brief: Yes

People with liver problems should not use antabuse, (disulfiram) and antabuse-alcohol reactions can be serious in some people with underlying heart and other problems.
A doctor needs to explain the precautions you need to take in avoiding "hidden" alcohol (medications, foods, skin sanitizers and others). See a doctor with experience with this medication. There are other (and maybe better) choices of meds.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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