Esperal 250 Mg
Esperal 250 Mg Tablet is an alcohol-abuse deterrent. It’s used to treat alcoholism along with counseling therapies. It prevents the unpleasant side effects that come with alcohol consumption by blocking the breakdown of alcohol.
On using this medication you may experience side effects such as headache, bad taste in mouth, drowsiness, darkening of urine, seizures, weakness, fatigue, reduced appetite, mental or mood problems, swelling and skin rash. If you face any of allergic reactions or any adverse reaction contact your health care provider right away.
Before using this medication notify your doctor if: you are allergic to any of the ingredients contained within Esperal 250 Mg Tablet, you are alcoholic, you have severe heart problems/ brain damage/ lung diseases, you have any other allergies, you have diabetes/ seizures/ underactive thyroid/ depression, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are nursing a baby.
Drug = Disulfiram
Strength = 250 Mg
Manufacturer = Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Esperal 250 Mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Esperal 250 Mg
Dark colored urine
Loss of appetite
Change in taste/ Metallic taste
Pregnancy: This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.
Breast-feeding: This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the medicine based on your clinical condition.
Alcohol use: Do not consume alcoholic beverages or medicines containing alcohol for at least 12 hours before starting therapy with Esperal 250 Mg Tablet and for several weeks after stopping the therapy. Consumption of alcohol during this time period may cause severe side effects.
Drowsiness: This medicine may cause drowsiness or dizziness. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery during treatment with this medicine.
Alcohol dependence: Esperal 250 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chronic alcoholism or alcohol dependence caused by the long-term uncontrolled use of alcohol.