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Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
7/15/2015 9:49:58 PM

Reviewer: cubbylovespappabear, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was binge drinking every month for to many years to remember 3 to 4 pints of takka vodka 2 weeks on then i would get sick throwing up my body would lock up and anxiety would kick in and to the hospital i would go i would stay sober for about 2 weeks and back to the same cicle my family was tired of it my boyfriend had one foot out the door until we found about antabuse i had tried programs aa an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
5/17/2015 4:21:04 PM

Reviewer: exwell66, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After my first rehab in cali thought I had it beat,bought a quart of vodka on the way to lax.Back to 30 oz a day of vodka,I was 200lbs at that time.Drank aprox that much for the next 3 months,didn't eat much got to 180.I was too drunk to go to meetings.stopped working ..no kidding.The only thing that stopped me was I needed a major operation,Had first one cancled due to showing up with a bal ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
5/17/2015 8:44:03 AM

Reviewer: Desperate, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After gastric bypass, i transfered my addiction from food to alcohol. After 7 years of drinking and almost losing my husband. I tried antabuse. It worked as a deterrent for 6 months but I still had the urges to drink. I gave in and had a drink one day and had no bad side effects at all. I had lost my deterrent and started drinking again. My guess is that because of the gastric bypass that it is no ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
3/27/2015 3:32:16 PM

Reviewer: Margo Adler, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking 250mg antabuse for 98 days. I am writing this review to tell other users about MY BAD SIDE EFFECT. After approx 90 days, my lower legs started to feel numb. I am healthy and relatively young, and I didn't understand what could be causing it. Get this: doctor says it's periphrail NEUROPATHY from the antabuse! This is an uncommon, but known side effect. If you are on a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
3/10/2015 12:33:15 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medication is my safety net from alcohol abuse. It is giving me the time I need to learn the skills necessary to live a sober life.

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