Tyfusin

Manufactured by: Kc Laboratories

Contains / Salt: Disulfiram (250 mg)

Prescription Required

185 people have bought this recently

Tyfusin

Manufactured by: Kc Laboratories

Contains / Salt: Disulfiram (250 mg)

Prescription Required

185 people have bought this recently

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Tyfusin Information

Tyfusin, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Alcoholism.

The right dosage of Tyfusin depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

While these are the most often observed Tyfusin side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Tyfusin are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Tyfusin has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Tyfusin's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Tyfusin is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Heart Disease, Psychosis are examples of such conditions. The section on Tyfusin contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Tyfusin may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

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

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

Tyfusin Benefits & Uses

Tyfusin is used to treat the following -

  1. Alcoholism Primary

Tyfusin Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Tyfusin

Disulfiram

Tyfusin Side Effects

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

Tyfusin Related Warnings

Is the use of Tyfusin safe for pregnant women?

Tyfusin can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Tyfusin right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Tyfusin safe during breastfeeding?

Tyfusin may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Tyfusin on the Kidneys?

Tyfusin has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Tyfusin on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Tyfusin on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Tyfusin on the Heart?

Tyfusin may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Tyfusin with Other Drugs

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

Tyfusin Contraindications

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

Frequently asked Questions about Tyfusin

Is this Tyfusin habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Tyfusin has not been reported.

No

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

No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Tyfusin as you may feel sleepy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Tyfusin 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, Tyfusin cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Tyfusin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Tyfusin

Taking Tyfusin with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Tyfusin

Taking Tyfusin with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

Severe

Tyfusin FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Tyfusin induce sleepiness?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Yes Tyfusin causes drowsiness, dizziness or sedation. It is one of the most common side effects of this medicine. Do not drive any vehicle or operate machinery after taking this medicine as it causes drowsiness.

Question over 2 years ago

What is Tyfusin?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Tyfusin 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.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Tyfusin cause constipation?

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

No, Tyfusin 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 almost 2 years ago

Does Tyfusin cause weight gain?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

No, Tyfusin 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.

Question about 2 years ago

How does Tyfusin work?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

Tyfusin 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.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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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