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Esperal

Manufactured by: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Disulfiram

Prescription Required

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Esperal

Manufactured by: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Disulfiram

Prescription Required

4 लोगों ने इसको हाल ही में खरीदा

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Esperal Information

Esperal Benefits & Uses

Esperal is used to treat the following -

  1. Alcoholism Primary

Esperal Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Esperal

Disulfiram

Esperal Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Esperal is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Dizziness Mild
  3. Weakness
  4. Metallic taste in mouth
  5. Restlessness
  6. Nausea or vomiting
  7. Fainting
  8. Visual Disturbance
  9. Loss of appetite
  10. Stomach ache Severe

Esperal Related Warnings

Is the use of Esperal safe for pregnant women?

Esperal may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Esperal again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Esperal safe during breastfeeding?

Esperal should not be taken without first taking your doctor's advice, as it may severe side effects for breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Esperal on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Esperal on [Organ] have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Esperal on the Liver?

Esperal has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Esperal on the Heart?

Side effects of Esperal rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Esperal with Other Drugs

Esperal should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Esperal Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Esperal unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Alcoholism
  2. Jaundice
  3. Diabetes
  4. Hypothyroidism
  5. Heart Disease
  6. Psychosis
  7. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Esperal

Is this Esperal habit forming or addictive?

No, Esperal is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Esperal you may feel sleepy. So it is not safe to undertake these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

" Yes, Esperal it is safe but take it after seeking your doctor's advice."

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Esperal is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

नहीं

Esperal Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Esperal

Taking Esperal with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Esperal

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Esperal as it can have severe side effects.

Severe

Esperal से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Does Esperal cause weight gain?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS, Diabetology

No, Esperal does not cause weight gain in patients who are taking it. However, if you are experiencing any unusual weight gain after taking this drug then inform your doctor immediately without any further delay.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How long can I safely take Esperal?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS, General Physician

Take Esperal as advised by your doctor. Do not take it longer than prescribed.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How does Esperal work?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS, General Physician

Esperal works by causing unpleasant effects when even small amounts of alcohol are consumed, which reduces the desire to drink. These effects include flushing of the face, headache, nausea, vomiting, choking, and anxiety. These effects begin about 10 minutes after alcohol enters the body and lasts for 1 hour or more. This drug is used as a part of a recovery program that includes medical supervision and counseling.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Does Esperal cause acne?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Esperal may cause acne. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause behind this is not known.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How to take Esperal?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS, General Surgery

Esperal comes in form of tablet and it should be taken by mouth once daily or as advised by your doctor. Precautions must be taken in patients with diabetes, epilepsy, respiratory disorders, cerebral damage, hypothyroidism, and in people with impaired liver or kidney function. Do not drive any vehicle or operate machinery after taking this medicine as it can cause drowsiness or sedation. Also avoid sauces, vinegars, all foods, beverages and medicines such as cough syrup containing alcohol while taking disulfiram to experience best results with minimal side effects. 
 

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सामग्री 10 Tablets(S)
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References

  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 394
  2. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Antabuse® (disulfiram)