Drugs with disulfiram like action

Disulfiram causes an acute reaction following intake of alcohol and is used for treatment of alcoholism (deterrent therapy). Some drugs produce disulfiram like reactions and hence should be avoided in patients who consume alcohol. Or the patient should stop alcohol consumption.. 🙂

  • Metranidazole
  • Cephalosporins
  • Chlorpropamide
  • Furazolidine
  • Griseofulvin
  • Citrated calcium carbamide

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