Antabuse and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Antabuse (disulfiram).
Minor Drug Interaction
Information for this minor interaction is available on the professional version.
disulfiram Alcohol (Ethanol)
Major Drug Interaction
You should not drink alcoholic beverages or use medicines that contain ethanol during treatment with disulfiram. This can cause flushing, nausea and vomiting, blurred vision, shortness of breath, rapid heart beat, and low blood pressure. It is important that you tell your healthcare provider about all other medications that you are using including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using your medications without first talking to your doctor.
Antabuse drug interactions
There are 176 drug interactions with Antabuse (disulfiram).
Antabuse disease interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with Antabuse (disulfiram) which include:
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|
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