What are the side effects of drinking alcohol with antabuse? Would confusion, disorientation and erratic behavior be a result of the combination?
Will taking alcohol and antabuse together cause erratic behavior in a person?
Added 18 Jun 2010:
I am aware of the potential physical symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, difficulty breathing, etc. but can it also cause confusion, dizziness, erratic behavior and other psychological problems. Thanks for your response.
You must not drink alcohol while you are taking this medicine, or for one week after stopping this medicine, as alcohol will cause the disulfiram reaction. Symptoms include flushing, a racing heartbeat, dizziness, headache, shortness of breath, palpitations, nausea and vomiting. The reaction can be potentially dangerous.
be carefull, this is no game I was an alcoholic for 20 years, have been sober for 8
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