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Antabuse Side Effects

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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Antabuse, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Antabuse side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Antabuse.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Antabuse side effects are:
Delayed Orgasm (8 reports)
Insomnia (7 reports)
Sexual Side Effects (5 reports)
Red Face (4 reports)
Cant Get Erection (2 reports)
Canyouoverdose (2 reports)
Acne (1 reports)
Dvt (1 reports)
Elevated Bilirubin (1 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Antabuse side effects . You can also compare Antabuse side effects or view FDA reports.

Antabuse Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Antabuse reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Antabuse on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Liver Injury
on Dec 23, 2008 Female from UNITED STATES , 30 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Antabuse. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Antabuse side effects: hepatic enzyme increased, liver injury. Antabuse dosage: Mon/wed/fri Po.

Acidosis, Coma, Depressed Level Of Consciousness, Dermatitis Exfoliative, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Exfoliative Rash, Heart Rate Increased, Hepatic Failure, Hyperbilirubinaemia
Patient was taking Antabuse. Patient felt the following Antabuse side effects: acidosis, coma, depressed level of consciousness, dermatitis exfoliative, disseminated intravascular coagulation, exfoliative rash, heart rate increased, hepatic failure, hyperbilirubinaemia on Oct 30, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 160.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Antabuse dosage: 500 Mg Daily Mon, Wed, Friday Po.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Stereotypy
Adverse event was reported on Jul 22, 2008 by a Female taking Antabuse (Dosage: 200 Mg/day, Qhs,) was diagnosed with and. Location: TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA , 39 years of age, After Antabuse was administered, patient encountered several Antabuse side effects: stereotypy.

Unevaluable Event
on Jun 17, 2008 Male from UNITED STATES , 30 years of age, weighting 212.0 lb, was treated with Antabuse. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Antabuse side effects: unevaluable event. Antabuse dosage: 250 3 Times Weekly Po.


Abnormal Behaviour, Delusion, Elevated Mood, Flight Of Ideas, Insomnia, Irritability, Mania, Poverty Of Speech, Psychomotor Hyperactivity
on Apr 16, 2008 Male from TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA , 38 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Antabuse. Patient felt the following Antabuse side effects: abnormal behaviour, delusion, elevated mood, flight of ideas, insomnia, irritability, mania, poverty of speech, psychomotor hyperactivity. Antabuse dosage: 200 Mg, Qd; 200 Mg, Qod. Patient was hospitalized.

Adverse Event
Patient was taking Antabuse. After Antabuse was administered, patient encountered several Antabuse side effects: adverse event on May 02, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 30 years of age, weighting 210.0 lb, . Antabuse dosage: 250mg 3 Times Weekly (duration: Over 4 Years).

Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Akathisia, Asthenia, Balance Disorder, Dysstasia, Gait Disturbance, Hypoaesthesia, Polyneuropathy
Adverse event was reported on Mar 13, 2008 by a Female taking Antabuse (Dosage: 250 Mg Bid Oral) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 40 years of age, weighting 100.1 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Antabuse side effects: activities of daily living impaired, akathisia, asthenia, balance disorder, dysstasia, gait disturbance, hypoaesthesia, polyneuropathy.
Associated medications used:
  • Seroquel
  • Thyroxin T3 (levothyroxine Sodium, Liothyronine)


Acute Hepatic Failure, Blood Alcohol Increased, Encephalopathy, Haemodialysis, Hepatomegaly, Hypotension, Renal Failure, Thrombocytopenia
on Jan 29, 2008 Male from GERMANY , 35 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Antabuse. Patient felt the following Antabuse side effects: acute hepatic failure, blood alcohol increased, encephalopathy, haemodialysis, hepatomegaly, hypotension, renal failure, thrombocytopenia. Antabuse dosage: Implant. Patient was hospitalized.

Akathisia, Asthenia, Balance Disorder, Dysstasia, Gait Disturbance, Hypoaesthesia, Polyneuropathy
on Feb 21, 2007 Female from UNITED STATES , 40 years of age, weighting 100.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Antabuse. After Antabuse was administered, patient encountered several Antabuse side effects: akathisia, asthenia, balance disorder, dysstasia, gait disturbance, hypoaesthesia, polyneuropathy. Antabuse dosage: 250 Mg, Bid; Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Seroquel
  • Thyroxin T3 (levothyroxine Sodium, Liothyronine)


Hepatic Infiltration Eosinophilic, Hepatitis Acute, Hepatocellular Injury, Liver Injury
Patient was taking Antabuse. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Antabuse side effects: hepatic infiltration eosinophilic, hepatitis acute, hepatocellular injury, liver injury on Jan 08, 2008 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 43 years of age, . Antabuse dosage: N/A.

Headache, Hypoaesthesia, Neuropathy Peripheral, Optic Neuropathy, Paraesthesia, Visual Acuity Reduced
Adverse event was reported on Dec 11, 2007 by a Male taking Antabuse (Dosage: Oral) was diagnosed with and. Location: IRELAND , 57 years of age, Patient felt the following Antabuse side effects: headache, hypoaesthesia, neuropathy peripheral, optic neuropathy, paraesthesia, visual acuity reduced.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Bradyphrenia, Cerebral Atrophy, Coma, Delirium, Disorientation, Encephalopathy, Grand Mal Convulsion, Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Pneumonia Aspiration
on Nov 30, 2007 Male from SPAIN , 40 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Antabuse. After Antabuse was administered, patient encountered several Antabuse side effects: bradyphrenia, cerebral atrophy, coma, delirium, disorientation, encephalopathy, grand mal convulsion, oxygen saturation decreased, pneumonia aspiration. Antabuse dosage: 250 Mg, Qd, Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Agitation, Alcohol Interaction, Anxiety, Blood Alcohol Increased, Hot Flush, Hypotension, Restlessness, Sinus Tachycardia, Tremor
on Oct 16, 2007 Male from TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA , 35 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Antabuse. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Antabuse side effects: agitation, alcohol interaction, anxiety, blood alcohol increased, hot flush, hypotension, restlessness, sinus tachycardia, tremor. Antabuse dosage: 400 Mg, Qd.

Alcohol Intolerance, Delusion, Disturbance In Attention, Dyspnoea, Flushing, Hallucination, Auditory, Headache, Insomnia, Logorrhoea
Patient was taking Antabuse. Patient felt the following Antabuse side effects: alcohol intolerance, delusion, disturbance in attention, dyspnoea, flushing, hallucination, auditory, headache, insomnia, logorrhoea on Jul 18, 2007 from TURKEY Additional patient health information: Male , 34 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Antabuse dosage: 500 Mg/day, Oral, 1500 Mg/day; Oral. Patient was hospitalized.

Alcohol Intolerance, Dizziness, Electrocardiogram St Segment Depression, Flushing, Hyperhidrosis, Hypotension, No Therapeutic Response, Palpitations, Sinus Tachycardia
Adverse event was reported on Jul 18, 2007 by a Male taking Antabuse (Dosage: Oral) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 27 years of age, After Antabuse was administered, patient encountered several Antabuse side effects: alcohol intolerance, dizziness, electrocardiogram st segment depression, flushing, hyperhidrosis, hypotension, no therapeutic response, palpitations, sinus tachycardia.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Akinesia, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Anaemia, Areflexia, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Asthenia, Blepharospasm, Bradyphrenia, Cerebellar Ataxia
on Apr 23, 2007 Male from FRANCE , 41 years of age, was treated with Antabuse. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Antabuse side effects: akinesia, alanine aminotransferase increased, anaemia, areflexia, aspartate aminotransferase increased, asthenia, blepharospasm, bradyphrenia, cerebellar ataxia. Antabuse dosage: 500 Mg, Qd, Unk. Patient was hospitalized.

Akinesia, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Amnesia, Anaemia, Areflexia, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Asthenia, Blepharospasm, Cerebellar Ataxia
on Apr 23, 2007 Male from FRANCE , 41 years of age, was treated with Antabuse. Patient felt the following Antabuse side effects: akinesia, alanine aminotransferase increased, amnesia, anaemia, areflexia, aspartate aminotransferase increased, asthenia, blepharospasm, cerebellar ataxia. Antabuse dosage: 500 Mg, Qd. Patient was hospitalized.

Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Altered State Of Consciousness, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Asthenia, Blood Pressure Increased, Cerebral Atrophy, Confusional State, Coordination Abnormal, Delirium
Patient was taking Antabuse. After Antabuse was administered, patient encountered several Antabuse side effects: alanine aminotransferase increased, altered state of consciousness, aspartate aminotransferase increased, asthenia, blood pressure increased, cerebral atrophy, confusional state, coordination abnormal, delirium on Apr 20, 2007 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Male , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Antabuse dosage: See Image.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Blepharospasm, Confusional State, Coordination Abnormal, Ophthalmoplegia, Parkinsonism, Wernicke's Encephalopathy
Adverse event was reported on Apr 04, 2007 by a Male taking Antabuse (Dosage: N/A) . Location: FRANCE , 41 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Antabuse side effects: blepharospasm, confusional state, coordination abnormal, ophthalmoplegia, parkinsonism, wernicke's encephalopathy.

Delirium, Delusion, Disorientation, Judgement Impaired, Memory Impairment
on Apr 04, 2007 Male from JAPAN , 50 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Antabuse. Patient felt the following Antabuse side effects: delirium, delusion, disorientation, judgement impaired, memory impairment. Antabuse dosage: 200 Mg/day.

Abnormal Behaviour, Coordination Abnormal, Dysarthria, Dysstasia, Gait Disturbance
on Mar 05, 2007 Male from UNITED STATES , 31 years of age, weighting 187.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Antabuse. After Antabuse was administered, patient encountered several Antabuse side effects: abnormal behaviour, coordination abnormal, dysarthria, dysstasia, gait disturbance. Antabuse dosage: 250 Mg, Qd, Unk.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Akathisia, Asthenia, Balance Disorder, Dysstasia, Gait Disturbance, Hypoaesthesia, Polyneuropathy
Patient was taking Antabuse. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Antabuse side effects: akathisia, asthenia, balance disorder, dysstasia, gait disturbance, hypoaesthesia, polyneuropathy on Feb 21, 2007 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 40 years of age, weighting 100.1 lb, was diagnosed with and. Antabuse dosage: 250 Mg, Bid, Oral.
Associated medications used:
  • Seroquel
  • Thyroxin T3 (levothyroxine Sodium, Liothyronine)


Abdominal Pain Upper, Antinuclear Antibody Positive, Coagulation Factor V Level Decreased, Coagulopathy, Hepatic Encephalopathy, Hepatic Failure, Hepatic Function Abnormal, Hepatic Necrosis, Jaundice
Adverse event was reported on Feb 06, 2007 by a Female taking Antabuse (Dosage: 500 Mg, 2/week, Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 16 years of age, Patient felt the following Antabuse side effects: abdominal pain upper, antinuclear antibody positive, coagulation factor v level decreased, coagulopathy, hepatic encephalopathy, hepatic failure, hepatic function abnormal, hepatic necrosis, jaundice. Patient was hospitalized.

Acute Hepatic Failure, Blood Alcohol Increased, Blood Lactic Acid Increased, Coagulopathy, Encephalopathy, Foetor Hepaticus, Haemodialysis, Hypotension, Oedema Due To Hepatic Disease
on Feb 06, 2007 Male from GERMANY , 35 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Antabuse. After Antabuse was administered, patient encountered several Antabuse side effects: acute hepatic failure, blood alcohol increased, blood lactic acid increased, coagulopathy, encephalopathy, foetor hepaticus, haemodialysis, hypotension, oedema due to hepatic disease. Antabuse dosage: Implant. Patient was hospitalized.

Hepatic Trauma, Hepatitis Acute, Hyponatraemia, Leukopenia, Myalgia, Renal Failure Acute, Renal Tubular Necrosis, Thrombocytopenia
on Oct 24, 2006 Female from UNITED STATES , 44 years of age, was treated with Antabuse. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Antabuse side effects: hepatic trauma, hepatitis acute, hyponatraemia, leukopenia, myalgia, renal failure acute, renal tubular necrosis, thrombocytopenia. Antabuse dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Disulfiram
  • Neurontin
  • Effexor
  • Lamictal
  • Extra Strength Tylenol
Patient was hospitalized.

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Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

Alternative ANTABUSE Names:DISULFIRA

Active Ingredient: DISULFIRA

More About Antabuse

Side Effects reported to FDA: 50

Antabuse safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 2

Reported hospitalizations: 26

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