What is Disulfiram?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Disulfiram is an aldehyde dehydrogenase inhibitor it is used for the management of chronic alcoholism.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Disulfiram

Side effect Patients
Nausea 1

Why patients stopped taking Disulfiram

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Other 1
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Duration

Stopped taking Disulfiram

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 4
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1 patient evaluation for Disulfiram

Feb 4, 2010 (Started Jan 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for alcohol use disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 250 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: knowing this treatment will work for me, i have mood lift--much happier (maybe a physical and slight "high"?
Cost: < $25 monthly

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