Lidevin is a drug used in the medical industry to treat alcoholism at various stages of the disease. The drug has undergone numerous tests in drug treatment clinics and is recognized as safe for the human body of the drug.
Instruction for the use of the drug Lidevin
Pharmacological action of
Disulfiram in the case of entry into the body begins its action: complete or partial blocking of acetaldehyde genase. As a result, the concentration of acetaldehyde rises.
Such processes in the body give the following result: a person feels nausea, malaise, blood rushes to the face, tachycardia develops, the osmotic pressure in the blood increases. Such feelings will haunt a person every time he drinks alcohol while taking a course of treatment.
The duration of Lidevin does not exceed 48 hours. That is, at this time after taking Lidevin tablets a person has a forced refusal of alcohol.
Indications for use
Treatment of chronic alcohol dependence, prevention of alcoholism.
Tablets are available in a round form of cream or white, small inclusions are allowed. Tablets are placed in a honeycomb package in an amount of 10 pieces.
Method of administration and dose
The instructions clearly state how to take Ledevin. The drug is administered to a patient orally, it should be taken 12-24 hours after drinking alcohol. Dosage is 0.125-0.5 g, Lidevin should be taken 2 times a day, the treatment plan for alcoholism is made individually.
Side effects of
In case of overdose or other drug use disorders, the following side effects are possible:
- Metallic taste in the mouth and severe headache;
- periodic confusion, as well as memory loss;
- neuritis of the optic nerve;
- allergic reactions to the skin;
- unpleasant odor from people suffering from colostomy.
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Absolute contraindications :
- neuritis of the auditory or optic nerve;
- tuberculosis and emphysema, asthma;
- type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus;
- diseases of the digestive tract and kidney;
- malignant formation;
- Intolerance of the individual components of the drug.
Relative contraindications is :
- Elderly age
Before using the patient should be warned about the consequences of taking alcohol during treatment, as well as the potential for side effects of .
Caution should be taken medicine for people suffering from kidney failure, as well as such a serious illness as hypothyroidism.
1 tablet contains:
- disulfiram - 0.5 g,
- adenine - 0.0005 g,
- of vitamin nicotinamide - 0.0003 g.
The active substance of the drug is disulfiram.
Where to buy, price
The drug can be purchased in pharmacies by prescription or ordered in specialized online stores.
As for the price, it will depend on the country in which the medicine is purchased.
- The cost of medicine In Russia, on average, is 800-1000 rubles. How much is Lidevin in your city, specify in pharmacies.
- Price of Lidevin in Ukraine is about 60 UAH
There are a lot of different medicines:
Each drug for treatment against alcoholism has its own characteristics. If you choose which is better than Lidevin or Colme, then the preparation of Colme compared with Lidevin has a lower toxicity, but its duration is less - 12 hours .The drug has no hypotensive effect and does not affect other enzymes.
Esperal and Lidevin have similar pharmacological effects, but Esperal provides a longer lasting effect lasting 10 days after completion of treatment.
The same substance is found in the preparation Teturam and Lidevin - disulfiram. The difference between drugs is not only in terms of money, but also in the amount of active substance: disulfiram in Teturam 0.15 g, one Lidevin tablet contains 0.5 g.
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The possibility of taking the drug without the knowledge of the patient
Only a doctor can prescribe the drug to the patient. This is explained not only by ignorance of the properties of the drug by people without medical education, but also by the need for additional examinations.
The second reason is psychological. Alcohol-stricken people clearly catch the moment when alcohol consumption will be accompanied by unpleasant sensations. And if he guesses who is to blame for his well-being, then the effect of treatment will come to naught.
Recommendations of doctors on the use of tablets against alcoholism:
Reviews for tablets Lidevin
The opinion of doctors is that Lidevin is completely safe for human health, it can be used as a medicine for several years, making small breaks between treatment courses. No side effects of the drug appear if the doctor has prescribed the correct dosage.
If you consider the reviews taking this drug, then after using Lidevin, some patients notice nausea and malaise, possibly a rash. People who have already undergone a course of treatment, mark the appearance of a feeling of persistent aversion to any alcoholic beverages. They claim that these are "pills for drinking".
When choosing this medicine, remember that Lidevin and alcohol are not compatible. And the person in the fight against alcoholism is the man himself, and the medicines are his assistants only.
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