Why It Is Used
Disulfiram is used to treat alcohol Reference dependence Opens New Window. It is most helpful if you are motivated to stop drinking and are willing to take the medicine under supervision. Medicines are not typically used alone to treat alcohol abuse or dependence. The best treatment is a combination of medicine and Reference counseling Opens New Window.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: January 18, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction