Disulfiram Tablets comes under the branding D-FRAM. It refers to the category of drugs known as “Antabuse” which is used to treat chronic alcoholism or alcohol dependence. Long-term heavy consumption of alcohol can cause addiction in people, thereby changes in the human brain. Long-time alcohol intake can severely damage your liver and cause liver cirrhosis or fatty liver syndrome.
Disulfiram Tablets contain DISULFRAM 250MG, which acts by blocking an enzyme that breaks down alcohol in our body. When a person drinks alcohol, it is changed into acetaldehyde, Disulfiram Tablets block the enzyme and break it down into acetaldehyde. This results in a higher level of acetaldehyde in the blood, causing discomfort and physical reactions. Disulfiram Tablets can help alcohol-addicted patients who have decided to quit drinking by deterring them from drinking again.
Your doctor will decide how long you need to take Disulfiram Tablets depending on your medical condition.
Remember, always follow the recommendations of tablets provided by your healthcare provider or the instructions on the medication packaging:
Dosage, administration instructions and guidelines, and potential side effects may vary depending on the specific product and the individual’s medical condition:
Is it safe to take Disulfiram Tablets is an asthmatic patient?
No, an asthmatic patient, if already on cough-suppressing medications such as diphehydramine, is not recommended to take Disulfiram Tablets.
How should I store Disulfiram Tablets?
Store Disulfiram Tablets in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight to maintain their freshness.
What are the common sideeffects of Disulfiram Tablets?
The common side effects of Disulfiram Tablets are often temporary, such as headache, nausea, feeling tired and a metallic taste in the mouth.