ANTABUSE 200mg x 50
What is Antabuse used for?
Antabuse is a prescription medicine that is used in the treatment of Alcohol use disorder. Antabuse belongs to the class of drugs known as Psychiatry Agents. The generic name of Antabuse is Disulfiram. Antabuse may be used alone or alongside other medications. Antabuse is available on Drugstore Nigeria, an online Pharmacy store in Lagos.
How does Antabuse works?
Antabuse works by blocking the breakdown of alcohol in the human body. Which leads to the buildup of a toxic alcohol-related compound that causes people who drink alcohol together with Antabuse to become very sick. This reaction helps to encourage people to avoid alcohol while taking the Antabuse.
For maintenance Regimen: The average maintenance dose of Antabuse is 200 mg daily (range, 125 to 500 mg). Antabuse should not exceed 500 mg daily.
How to use Antabuse
Antabuse is an oral medication. It should only be administer as prescribed by the physician after the patient has abstained from alcohol for at least 12 hr.
How long does Antabuse to work?
When taken correctly, Antabuse will make patient become violently ill shortly after drinking alcohol. Antabuse is used in the treatment of alcohol use disorder.
What are the Sides Effects of Antabuse?
Common sides effects of consuming alcohol alongside with disulfiram are:
Nausea, Excessive vomiting, Heart palpitations, Abnormal heartbeat, Low blood pressure, Chest pain, Throbbing headache , Flushing of the skin , Dizziness and Sweating.
How long does Antabuse last in the body?
Antabuse has a relatively long but variable half-life of between 60 and 120 hours in the body. This means that in that period of time, the level of the drug in the body system will decrease by one-half.
Antabuse can be purchased at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.