Teturam (Teturamum; synonym for Antabus; list B ) is a remedy for the treatment of chronic alcoholism. Violates the oxidation of alcohol; when the latter is taken, acetaldehyde accumulates in the body, causing changes in breathing and blood circulation, accompanied by unpleasant subjective sensations: a feeling of heat, chest tightness, palpitations , difficulty in breathing, noise in the head, fear, and vomiting.
Assigning alcohol against the background of the action of teturama, develop a conditioned reflex to the taste and smell of alcoholic beverages and with prolonged treatment achieve partial or complete intolerance to alcohol. The drug is taken orally at 0.1-0.5 g per day. Treatment is carried out only in a hospital or in a special room.
Teturama is contraindicated in severe atherosclerosis, hypertension , polyneuritis , diseases of the central nervous system, heart, respiratory system, liver, kidneys. Method of issuance: powder and tablets of 0.1; 0.15; 0.25 g