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Is 3 days ok to have a drink after stopping antabuse?

Posted 27 Jul 2013 by angrysquirrel 18 answers

I have taken 100mg of antabuse at 7am on the morning of the 23rd and 100mg at 7am on the morning of the 24th. Have had none since. Its now the 27th - am i safe to have a drink this afternoon? Im starting on Campral next Monday... Any advice would be much appreciated. Thanks

1 tablet, 250mg, how long does this stay in your system, first time user?

Posted 23 Dec 2009 by ocean breeze 4 answers

I can't believe that one pill that you have never taken before can stay in your system up to 7 days. I've never heard of anything like that, which is why I am having a hard time believing it.

Antabuse and days before I can safely drink?

Posted 30 Oct 2013 by JR1234 1 answer

Hi there, I have been on Antabuse for the past 2 weeks at a dose of 200mg once daily. I stopped taking antabuse on Monday morning. Is it safe to drink on Friday night? How can I 'test' if the antabuse is safely all out my system? If it is not what will happen when I consume alcohol, and ...

What food/drink can I NOT eat while on antabuse?

Posted 7 Dec 2011 by fergie71 3 answers

I have just been prescribed antabuse by my doctor but have not yet started taking it as i am not exactly sure of what food/drink i have to avoid. I have read that some deoderants and centain foods will cause me to be severly sick if i eat them. PLEASE CAN ANYONE HELP !

Antabuse - I do not see the indications of this drug working !?

Posted 12 Dec 2010 by Gregory Concerned 12 answers

My fiance, is using the drug and she can drink vodka like a sailor, I am one step from leaving her for good. I was assured by the doctor that she would get sicker than she ever had been and that she would never drink again after she drank with Antabuse. Well she can drink down a glass of milk in ...

How long after Antabuse is it untill I can drink?

Posted 15 Sep 2017 by Croz 2 answers

I took one 200mg disulfiram tablet over 36 hours ago and one 24 hours before that is it safe for me to drink now? I have taken them before I was on them for months but that was over a year ago, I was very careful about how long I waited last time but this time it is only 2 tablets in over 60 hours ...

I have been on Antabuse for almost 4 months. I am very happy with it but I have noticed in the....

Posted 11 Feb 2018 by Shelldawn 1 answer

... past few weeks my taste buds are off. Most everything I try to eat has a metallic taste. Has anyone else noticed this side effect?

Antabuse - How long until it’s safe?

Posted 14 Dec 2017 1 answer

I’ve been taking Antabuse 250 mg twice a week for a month now. If today was my last dose, Would it be safe to have a glass of wine or two in 8 days for a Christmas work function?

Food-Related Queasiness on Antabuse?

Posted 14 Dec 2017 by AlanCW 2 answers

I’ve been on Antabuse since just before Thanksgiving. I haven’t had anything to drink, but I often feel queasy, I think because of food. I’ve noticed it with vinegar on salads, or in sauces like sriracha or possibly even ketchup. Has anyone else noticed a (possible) connection ...

Antabuse... Drinking hard alcohol after 72hrs?

Posted 11 Oct 2017 1 answer

I read other questions and answers regarding this question but I wanted to ask myself. I took my first Antabuse pill(250mg) the evening on Oct 8th before bed it has been just about 72hours and I want to have some hard alcohol. Has anyone else drank within 72hours and been okay? Like I said I only ...

Has anyone expereinced weight gain with Antabuse?

Posted 13 Nov 2017 by BellaMumma 2 answers

My partner has been on it for 6 weeks and would expect to have dropped weight without consuming the huge calories he used to drink. He has actually gained a few pounds. What are your experiences.

Can you take Antabuse for several years?

Posted 8 Oct 2017 by Sober4life 1 answer

I am an alcoholic who binges and then abstains until something triggers me to drink. I am currently taking 250mg each night. I have relapsed several times over the last 10 years. I go to AA and counseling. I am hoping this drug keeps me sober for life. I am 57 and wonder if it is OK to take this ...

Antabuse - How long does it stay in your system?

Posted 17 Oct 2017 by Dajarra 0 answers

I was on the half dose for 4 weeks and off it for 3 and I’m still having reactions FROM THE VAPOURS! I haven’t touched a drink but get a reaction just being around alcohol, it’s ruining my social life, I can’t meet friends at a bar even though I only drink mineral water, I ...

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