Review: could Antabuse cause Renal Failure?


Summary

Renal failure is found among people who take Antabuse, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old also take medication Campral, and have Alcoholism . We study 713 people who have side effects while taking Antabuse from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

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Antabuse

Antabuse has active ingredients of disulfiram. It is often used in alcoholism. (latest outcomes from Antabuse 827 users)

Renal Failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, thrombocytopenia, sepsis, infection (latest reports from 66,724 Renal failure patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

713 people reported to have side effects when taking Antabuse.
Among them, 6 people (0.84%) have Renal Failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Antabuse cause Renal failure?

Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Antabuse *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Antabuse *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 66.67 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Alcoholism (4 people)
  • Panic Attack (1 person)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (1 person)
  • Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vivitrol (2 people)
  • Campral (2 people)
  • Platelets (1 person)
  • Lopressor (1 person)
  • Cefazolin (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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