Disulfiram: An Underused Strategy for Alcohol Use Disorders
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 19, Number 6&7, June 2021
Stephen Wyatt, DO.
Private practice psychiatrist with certification in addiction psychiatry, Charlotte, NC.
Dr. Wyatt has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
We unravel the myths that keep psychiatrists from using disulfiram (Antabuse) in alcohol use disorders. In the right patient, this medication is very effective and far less dangerous than the alternative: continued drinking.