TETURAM (Disulfiram) - is a drug that is used for the treatment of chronic alcoholism. The medication does not actually cure but rather contributes to the management process of medical treatment. It aims at the removal of alcohol dependence modifying the drinking pattern of the person. The medication helps to achieve the state of enforced sobriety that becomes easier with supportive psychotherapeutic treatment. This is a rather effective medication for the production of a reflex reaction and rejection of alcohol even in patients with a chronic stage of the disease.
- Removes alcohol dependence.
- Forms the drinking pattern.
- Purifies and stabilizes the organism after being subjected long to alcoholic intoxication.
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The main scheme of action is to form a different drinking pattern delivering side effects that occur as a result of alcohol use. The unpleasant conditions include rash, nausea, headache, choking, problems with breathing, weakness, anxiety, sweating. The patient has blurred vision, pain the chest, and mental confusion. The negative effects begin 10 minutes after the alcohol is taken and continue for an hour. The work of active substances in the drug changes the oxidation of alcohol thus causing a reaction that manifests itself in intolerance of alcohol. The treatment can continue for several months or even years.
Though the effects of the medication were previously tested, it’s not recommended to test the effects of the medication, especially in patients over 50 years old. In case the test reaction is still necessary, the person shouldn’t consume more than 30 ml of whiskey. It’s allowed to do only in case the patient is hospitalized and under the supervision of medical specialists with all resources of the medical facility at their disposal such as oxygen etc. It’s important to warn all medical specialists about your treatment with Teturam.
PACKAGE & DOSAGE
The main active ingredient is Disulfiram. The medication comes in 150 mg tablets. It is recommended to take it as prescribed by the doctor. It is advised to take blood tests in the course of treatment to make sure the liver functions properly. Some medical compounds can strengthen the dose and cause negative effects. It shouldn’t also be taken with antidepressants, metronidazole and ascorbic acid.
It is better to start treatment after the person abstains 12 hours from alcohol. The average dose varies from 125 to 250 mg. The maximum dose should not surpass 500 mg a day.
Store in dry place at room temperature. Do not exceed storage temperature higher than 25 degrees Celcius.
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