Dizone 250Mg Tablet
This medication is primarily used for treating alcoholism among patients. It is also prescribed for counseling therapies, that prevent the breakdown of alcohol and the side effects that come with alcohol.
The contraindications of the medicine are not known clearly. However, patients having liver and kidney diseases must take medicine under medical supervision. There are certain side effects of the medicine.
The most common ones are drowsiness, headache, having a bad taste in the mouth, fatigue, dark colored urine, stomach pain and skin problems. A loss of appetite is also observed while on this medicine.
Dizone 250Mg Tablet has a duration of around 2 weeks after consumption. The onset of action of the medicine is 2 to 12 hours of consumption. There was no habit-forming reports for the medicine. It is not considered safe with alcohol as it can cause serious reactions like vomiting, breathing problems and anxiety.
It is not recommended for pregnant women and breastfeeding women. Driving is not recommended for the medicine as it may cause side effects such as dizziness and headache. It must be used with caution for patients having liver and kidney diseases.
Dizone Tablet is used to treat the following problems:
Is It safe with alcohol?
It is not considered safe with alcohol as it can cause serious reactions like vomiting, breathing problems and anxiety. It should be taken as per the doctor’s instructions.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
It is not recommended for pregnant women and must be taken under medical supervision.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
It is not recommended for breastfeeding women and must be taken under medical supervision. It must not be taken unless necessary.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Driving is not recommended for the medicine as it may cause side effects such as dizziness and headache. Any action that requires mental alertness must be avoided while on this medicine.
Does this affect kidney function?
It must be used with caution for patients having kidney diseases. The doctor must be consulted as dose adjustment may be required.
Does this affect liver function?
It must be used with caution for patients having liver diseases. The doctor must be consulted as dose adjustment may be required.
How long is the duration of effect?
The medicine’s duration of effect is around 2 weeks after consumption
What is the onset of action?
The onset of action of the medicine is 2 to 12 hours of consumption.
Is it habit forming?
There was no habit-forming reports for the medicine. The doctor must be consulted if there are such conditions.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Dizone 250Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
The missed dose must be taken as soon as possible. If the time for the next dose arrives, skip the missed dose and resume the normal schedule. Do not take extra dosage.
Are there any overdose instructions?
The doctor must be consulted if there is any case of overdose. It is recommended that you do not overdose on the medicine, as it may worsen the condition and may cause poisoning.
This medication acts as an alcohol-abuse inhibitor. It interferes with the way your body metabolizes alcohol. The body breaks down alcohol into acetaldehyde compounds, which are further broken down by aldehyde dehydrogenase enzyme. It prevents the enzyme from functioning properly. As a result, acetaldehyde is not converted to acetic acid, and gets accumulated in the bloodstream instead.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
The medicine’s interaction with the diseases is not available.
Interaction with Alcohol
It is not considered safe with alcohol as it can interact with it and cause serious reactions like vomiting, breathing problems and anxiety.
Interaction with Medicine
The medicine is known to interact with medicines such as Paraldehyde, Leflunomide, and syrups containing alcohol.
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