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Drug information on Diabuse (Disulfiram) from Samarth Pharma Pvt. Ltd.

Diabuse

  Capsule/ Tablet
Samarth Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Disulfiram
 60.00
500mg
10
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Diabuse may be prescribed


Side effects of Diabuse

Eye inflammation, peripheral nerve disease, drowsiness, fatigue, impotence, headache and rash.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- 800 mg as a single dose on the 1st day. Reduce dose by 200 mg/day. Maintenance: 100-200 mg/day.

How to use Diabuse?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Diabuse not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe heart disease, mental disorder, who are taking alcohol containing preparations and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Diabuse

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, thyroid disease, epilepsy, brain damage, kidney or liver disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Monitor liver function and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Diabuse

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Diabuse

Store it at room temperature (20° to 25°C) and in an airtight container. Keep away from moisture and heat.



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