Medicine : Deadict (200mg)
|Manufacturer:||Psychotropics India Ltd|
Generic ( Disulfiram )
|Typical use Of Disulfiram :||Alcohol Abuse, Nickel Dermatitis.|
|Mechanism of action of Disulfiram :||Disulfiram Blocks The Oxidation Of Alcohol Through Its Irreversible Inactivation Of Aldehyde Dehydrogenase, Which Acts In The Second Step Of Ethanol Utilization. In Addition, Disulfiram Competitively Binds And Inhibits The Peripheral Benzodiazepine Receptor, Which May Indicate Some Value In The Treatment Of The Symptoms Of Alcohol Withdrawal,|
|Drug Interaction of Disulfiram :||Disulfiram Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Alcohol, Alprazolam, Aminophylline, Amisulpride, Amitriptyline (HCl), Caffeine, Carbamazepine, Chlorpromazine (HCl), Chlorzoxazone, Esomeprazole, Fosphenytoin, Iproniazid Phosphate, Isoniazid, Methotrimeprazine (Maleate), Metronidazole. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.|
|Side effects of Disulfiram :||Encephalopathy, Convulsions, Hepatotoxicity, Peripheral Neuropathy, Optic Neuritis, Psychosis, Neuropsychiatric Damage, Cardiovascular Toxicity, Acetonemia, Optic Atrophy, Headache, Drowsiness, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Insomnia, Vertigo, Halitosis, Decrease In Libido.|
INTERACTIONS OF DISULFIRAM
How Disulfiram will impact on Pregnancy ?Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.
How Disulfiram will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.
Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of DisulfiramNo Studies Found