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CASE REPORT
Year : 2006  |  Volume : 48  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 62-63

Psychosis and enuresis during disulfiram therapy


Department of Psychiatry, Fr. Muller Medical College, Mangalore 575002, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
K Krishna Murthy
Department of Psychiatry, Fr. Muller Medical College, Mangalore 575002, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5545.31622

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Disulfiram is the drug that is commonly prescribed for the treatment of alcohol dependence syndrome, and transient functional psychosis has been reported as one of its side-effects. Enuresis is another rare adverse effect reported. This report discusses a case of acute psychosis and enuresis in a patient on disulfiram who had ingested alcohol.



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