You should wait for at least 12 hours after consuming alcohol before you start Antabuse. You should not drink alcohol while taking Antabuse and for up to 14 days after you stop taking this medicine.
Antabuse is prescribed to recovering alcoholics to help them abstain from drinking alcohol. If someone taking this medicine drinks alcohol, it quickly causes a severe, unpleasant reaction that can defer them from drinking.
For more information see: https://www.drugs.com/antabuse.html
- Antabuse Information for Consumers
- Antabuse Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Antabuse (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 22 May 2010 • 4 answers
Posted 27 Jan 2013 • 2 answers
Posted 2 Aug 2014 • 1 answer
I'm happy that antabuse has helped me stop drinking, though I find it's making me drowsy through the
Posted 6 Oct 2014 • 1 answer
Posted 23 Jan 2017 • 1 answer