Sufital Tablet

Manufactured by: Talent Healthcare

Contains / Salt: Disulfiram (250 mg)

Prescription Required

168 people have bought this recently

Sufital Tablet

Manufactured by: Talent Healthcare

Contains / Salt: Disulfiram (250 mg)

Prescription Required

168 people have bought this recently

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10 Tablet in 1 Strip

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Sufital Information

Sufital is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Alcoholism.

The optimal dosage of Sufital is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Sufital side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Sufital go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Sufital's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Severe while nursing. Further, the section on Sufital related warnings talks about Sufital's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Sufital is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Heart Disease, Psychosis as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Sufital are listed in the contraindications section below.

Additionally, Sufital may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Sufital, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

  1. Sufital Benefits & Uses
  2. Sufital Dosage & How to Take
  3. Sufital Side Effects
  4. Sufital Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Sufital with Other Drugs
  6. Sufital Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Sufital
  8. Sufital Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Sufital Benefits & Uses

Sufital is used to treat the following -

  1. Alcoholism Primary

Sufital Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Sufital

Disulfiram

Sufital Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Sufital 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

Sufital Related Warnings

Is the use of Sufital safe for pregnant women?

Sufital can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Sufital, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Sufital safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Sufital may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Sufital should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Sufital on the Kidneys?

Sufital may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Sufital on the Liver?

Sufital may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Sufital on the Heart?

Sufital is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Sufital with Other Drugs

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

Sufital Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Sufital 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 Sufital

Is this Sufital habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Sufital has not been reported.

No

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

After taking Sufital you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Sufital is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Sufital cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Sufital Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Sufital

Taking Sufital with food does not cause any problems.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Sufital

Taking alcohol with Sufital can be dangerous.

Severe

Sufital FAQs

Question about 2 years ago

How does Sufital work?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

Sufital 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.

Question about 2 years ago

Can I discontinue Sufital on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

No. Sufital should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can Sufital cause depression?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

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

Question over 1 year ago

Does Sufital cause constipation?

Dr. Keshu Lal Damor MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

No, Sufital does not cause constipation in patients who are taking it. However, if you are experiencing constipation after taking this drug then inform your doctor and take precautionary methods such as eating fibrous foods to avoid constipation.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Sufital?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Sufital is a brand name of disulfiram. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of drugs known as alcohol deterrents (detoxifying agents). It is used for the treatment and management of chronic alcoholism.

This medicine data has been created by -
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Sufital Price and Pack Size

Sufital Tablet

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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)
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