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Side Effects

List Antabuse side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Antabuse:

Common side effects of Antabuse:

  • DrowsinessLess Severe
  • Problems Metabolizing AlcoholLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Antabuse:

  • Generalized Disorder of Peripheral NervesSevere
  • Mental Disorder with Loss of Normal Personality & RealitySevere
  • Mood ChangesSevere
  • Numbness, Tingling or Pain of Hands or FeetSevere
  • Sudden Blindness and Pain Upon Moving the EyeSevere
  • Toxic Effect on Brain or Spinal Cord FunctionSevere
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Inability to have an ErectionLess Severe

Rare side effects of Antabuse:

  • Any Disorder of the BrainSevere
  • Liver Tissue DeathSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Taste ProblemsLess Severe

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