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Zanofiram

Manufactured by: Zaneka Healthcare Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Disulfiram

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Zanofiram

Manufactured by: Zaneka Healthcare Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Disulfiram

Prescription Required

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Zanofiram Information

Zanofiram Benefits & Uses

Zanofiram is used to treat the following -

  1. Alcoholism Primary

Zanofiram 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 Zanofiram

Disulfiram

Zanofiram Side Effects

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

Zanofiram Related Warnings

Is the use of Zanofiram safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Zanofiram. If you also feel the same, then discontinue it and start only on doctor advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Zanofiram safe during breastfeeding?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Zanofiram on the Kidneys?

Zanofiram is rarely harmful for [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Zanofiram on the Liver?

Side effects of Zanofiram rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Zanofiram on the Heart?

Side effects of Zanofiram rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Zanofiram with Other Drugs

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

Zanofiram Contraindications

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

Is this Zanofiram habit forming or addictive?

No, Zanofiram is not habit forming.

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

No, you should do not do anything that requires the brain to be active and alert after taking Zanofiram.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Zanofiram only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Zanofiram cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

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Zanofiram Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Zanofiram

Taking Zanofiram with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Zanofiram

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

Severe

Zanofiram से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Zanofiram cure alcoholism?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS, General Physician

No, Zanofiram does not cure alcoholism, but discourages an alcoholic person not to drink in excess by causing undesirable effects even when small amounts of alcohol are consumed.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can Zanofiram cause depression?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS, General Physician

No, Zanofiram 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.

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Is Zanofiram safe to use?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Zanofiram is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, some known side effects are observed at the therapeutic dose level such as drowsiness, tiredness, skin rash, and acne. Do not hesitate to inform your doctor if you are facing any of the above.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

How does Zanofiram work?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS, General Physician

Zanofiram 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 Zanofiram stop cravings?

Dr. Kishan Barnwal MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Zanofiram does helps in reducing alcohol cravings. It has facilitated clinical benefits in reducing alcohol craving by providing additional psychological support.

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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)