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Can antabuse (disulfiram) cause short term memory loss if someone has taken it with alcohol or in general?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine

In brief: Not reported

Antabuse (disulfiram) can cause a serious reaction when taken with alcohol, but memory loss has not been reported.
Alcohol itself can sometimes cause short term memory loss, especially if used in excess.

In brief: Not reported

Antabuse (disulfiram) can cause a serious reaction when taken with alcohol, but memory loss has not been reported.
Alcohol itself can sometimes cause short term memory loss, especially if used in excess.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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