What is Sulfiram?

Sulfiram (INN) or monosulfiram, trade name Tetmosol, is an ectoparasiticide used in the treatment and prevention of scabies. It is usually sold as a solution or medicated soap, sometimes in combination with benzyl benzoate.

Sulfiram is now rarely used, but, , is still available in Brazil, India, and South Africa (as monotherapy) and France (with benzyl benzoate).

Dizziness, headache, fatigue and erythematous rash may occur. A single case of toxic epidermal necrolysis was reported in 1968.

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I just want to know how to make the alcohol consumption stopped.
My dadis a drunker, he has this habit from almost 20 years, I just want...

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Thanks for the query and your concern towards your father. Your father must be addicted to alcohol to the extent that he can not think of his...

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would like to know if I could have a few beers whilst taking metrogyl 400?

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Although, the effectivity of the medication metrogyl (metronidazole) is not affected by the consumption of alcohol. The interaction this...

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hi i am currently taking metrogyl 200 and have been prescribed zopiclone 7.5 for use only when needed, am i able to take the zopiclone while taking...

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There is no drug interaction of metrogyl & zopiclone so you can take it if it is really necessary.Metrogyl should never be taken with alcohol...

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