Teturam (Teturamum; synonym Antabus; list B) - for the treatment of chronic alcoholism. Violates the oxidation of alcohol; admission last in the body accumulates acetic aldehyde, causing the change of breathing and blood circulation accompanied by unpleasant subjective sensations: a sense of warmth, tightness in the chest, palpitations, difficulty breathing, noise in the head, fear, and vomiting.
Assigning alcohol on the background of teturama produce a conditional reflex on the taste and smell of alcohol and long-term care have partial or complete rejection of alcohol. The drug is inside of 0.1-0.5 g per day. Treatment is carried out only in a hospital or in a special room.
Teturam contraindicated in patients with severe atherosclerosis, hypertension, polyneuritis, diseases of the Central nervous system, heart, respiratory system, liver, kidneys. Method of production: powder and tablets 0.1; 0,15; 0,25 g