Means of "Teturam". Instructions for use
Action tablets "Teturam" (instruction onapplication contains such data) is due to the blockade of acetaldehyde dehydrogenase involved in the process of ethyl alcohol metabolism. Due to the activity of the medicament, the concentration of the decomposition product, acetaldehyde, provokes negative effects of alcohol intake (tachycardia, vomiting, nausea, flush to the face, pressure decrease, etc.). As a result, the reception of alcoholic beverages becomes extremely unpleasant. Thus, a conditioned reflex aversion to alcohol is developed.
Prevention and treatment of "Teturam" are prescribed to eliminate relapses in chronic alcoholism. As a detoxifying agent the drug is recommended for nickel poisoning (chronic type).
The drug "Teturam" (instruction, reviewsspecialists confirm this) is not recommended for thyrotoxicosis, hypersensitivity, the stage of decompensation of pathologies of the cardiovascular system (with severe cardiosclerosis, postinfarction states, coronary insufficiency, aortic aneurysm, atherosclerosis in cerebral vessels, heart failure, hypertension). Contraindications include bronchial asthma, pulmonary tuberculosis, lesions in the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract, neuropsychiatric diseases, epilepsy, emphysema of the lungs of a pronounced type. The medicine "Teturam" does not recommend the instruction for glaucoma, neuritis in the auditory and optic nerve, infectious lesions in the central nervous system, polyneuropathy. No medication is prescribed for ulcerative lesions in the digestive tract, during lactation, with malignant tumors, during pregnancy.Caution in treatment and preventionat residual phenomena against the background of cerebral circulatory disorders, endarteritis, at the age after 60 years, and also in the presence of data (in the anamnesis) about psychoses on the basis of disulfiram reception.
The drug "Teturam". Instructions for use
Therapy is prescribed only after a thoroughdiagnosis, warnings of the patient about complications and consequences. The medicine is taken orally. Dosage - twice a day for 150-500 mg. A week later, a tetoumalcoholic test is performed: after taking 500 mg of the drug, the patient is given 20-30 ml of vodka. In case of a weak reaction, the dosage of alcohol increases by another 10-20 ml. Repetition of the sample is carried out in a day or two in a stationary setting or after 3-5 days in an outpatient clinic with the correction of the amount of the drug and alcohol as needed. Subsequently, a maintenance dosage of the drug is used - 150-200 mg / day for 1-3 years.
Means of "Teturam". Instructions for use. Side effects
On the basis of prevention or treatment,there is a taste of metal in the mouth, an unpleasant smell from the mouth (associated with carbon disulfide) in patients with colostomy. The drug can provoke hepatitis, neuropsychic disorders, polyneuropathy in the lower extremities, disorientation in space and time, disorders of the neuro-psychic type. Against the background of medication, headache, skin allergy, asthenia can be noted.