Disulfiram-alcohol reaction in 49 year old patient

Krystian Lech Ciechański, Jędrzej Tkaczyk, Klaudia Brożyna, Aleksandra Kędziora, Katarzyna Baltaziak, Michał Tchórz


Alcoholism is a disease in which person lose control over the amount of consumed alcohol. The problem of alcohol abuse in Poland concerns about 9% of the population. One of the treatment methods is disulfiram therapy, which is associated with the risk of disulfiram-alcohol reaction. Due to many negative reports of side effects and questionable efficacy, this drug is nowadays rare used.
We present a case of a patient who had a disulfiram reaction due to alcohol consumption during disulfiram therapy.


alcoholism; disulfiram; DER

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