Clinical study of disulfiram in intravenous suspension. A new alternative in the treatment of alcoholism Estudio clínico de disulfiram en suspensión inyectable. Una nueva alternativa en el tratamiento del alcoholismo.
A disulfiram suspension (propylenglycol and water) was used to treat 45 alcoholic patients. Inactive suspension was given to 8 control alcoholic patients. Pain, local inflammation, thirst and drowsiness were related to disulfiram suspension, but not to solvent administration. Patients receiving disulfiram who drank alcohol experimented the known reaction which was related to subsequent abstinence from alcohol. 67% of patients receiving disulfiram remained abstinent after 1 year of follow up.
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Quote ItemRevista medica de Chile, Volumen 118, Issue 8, 2018, Pages 855-861