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Alcohol Consumption

Also known as Antabuse, Disulfiram, Drinking Problems, Nalmefene, Problem Drinking, Selincro

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  • Selincro.....praying it works as alcohol has ruined my life!!!!!

    I’ve drank from my teens, I am now 50....... Started to get out of control when I was 35.......had everything......fancy house, no money problems etc.  Started to drink every night, don’t even know why, it could be that I gave up one obsession for another.  I loved going to the gym did …

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  • Kudzu Root UPDATE

    I am so excited I can hardly contain myself at times.  I started taking kuduz a herbal anti-alcohol support last Tuesday.  The angushish, depression, fear, and downright horror of thinking I was doomed to be a drunk the rest of my life disappeared to a hypomanic feeling of feeling …

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  • Is anyone there?

    I think that I messed up my original post as I can't see it on here. After going to the doctors today and admitting honestly how much I drink all I got was 12 step program, Russell Brands book 'Recovery' and a prescription for Thiamine. I had already researched the 2 best types of …

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  • Drinking to excess

    Hii I know I drink too much and would love to control it, my girls have said I have a problem. They worry about me and are,embarrassed about me at  social events. I have drunk for years and am afraid it is part of my social life but realise I am exceeding the 14 units per week by far too much …

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  • New Mom/heavy drinker/10+years yogi....help!

    Hi everyone! Per advice on here from a vet, I’ve started a new discussion on an all too familiar topic. I’m new here and found this amazing discussion online. What a community! Here’s my story: I’m 26, I drink everyday, with my husband. He was always a very heavy drinker, and I have slowly …

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  • Naltrexone: A daily journal

    I wanted to record my experience of being on Naltrexone and felt that as this is the site that inspired me to research it deeper this would be the ideal place to post. I am by no means a writer but during this journey I have found myself shocked, disappointed and left to figure it out for myself.&# …

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  • Frustrated!!!!!

    Hi all, I haven’t done a post in a while. Quick re-cap ... husband drinks every day min 8 units, beer. Has been slowly creeping up but ongoing issue for ten years. Gave him ultimatum to leave back in Feb and he sought help from GP then addiction service and (on my advice, from reading on here) …

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  • Heavy Drinking Everyday

    Hi Guys, Just found this forum and hope I can get some advice how to lower my Alcohol intake. I drink about 15-20 units a day now – I’ve been drinking like this for about 3 years. I know that’s really high! I wake up every morning and say to myself I’ll stop but always fail. I’m so ashamed of …

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  • Campral with TSM

    If being compliant on Nal for TSM has become very difficult to do bc one cannot stop drinking Vodka in the evenings, often times straight, and drinks past the allotted time span for the pill what would you suggest? Could Campral be considered to help initially? Could one use Campral successfully …

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  • Concerned about my alcohol use (abuse?) :(

    Hi All, Where to start? I'm not sure... Well, I am becoming more and more concerned about how much I am drinking on a regular basis. I've been 'lurking' here for a couple of weeks and the threads / comments have really hit home for me. I am scared that my drinking is / could get …

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  • Dont know why i do it

    Hi everyone. So last time i posted i was waiting to go and see my local addiction team and i now have a key worker who i see every 2 weeks. Ive been drinking 3/4 nights a week. I work night shifts usually 4 a week but thats just become permanent recently. At my appointment yesterday i made a plan …

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  • Help

    Hi all, I've had a problem with alcohol since I was 12. So that's 25 years of drinking almost every day. I have tried everything..AA, CA, Antabuse etc but still can't beat it. I have been through a lot of bad stuff and I honestly think I drink to escape my demons, but I don't want …

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  • A twist on Librium with alcohol alternative?

    I was wondering thoughts. Quick background is I have been in 13 rehabs, that should be enough to not have to say anymore as I am a true drinker.  Here's the deal.  I AM going to die if I don't stop. Period, and possibly soon. I have done the home taper once with great results and …

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  • Naltrexone

    Hi im really struggling at the moment and i am thinking of trying the Sinclair method but i take diazepan and quitipine for anxiety also mitrazepan for depression and struggle with anorexia. Is it safe to take naltrexone with current meds .

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  • Naltima

    Hi everyone, need some advice please. I have been looking into ordering naltrexone/naltima (UK). I have read online you have to be opioid free for 7/10 days before starting. I have been taking co-codamol/zapane daily, which is another problem of mine, does anyone know what would happen if I took …

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  • Trying to taper off wine, need some advice.

    I'm a 46 year old female and I've been misusing alcohol for over ten years now. I have an anxiety disorder, am extremely introverted and currently have an intense job that is highly demanding of my time and energy. I have little to no support system in place and few people around me, …

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  • Time for change

    Well after a terrible relapse on vodka for the last week this morning I had half bottle left and I’ve come to the conclusion there are to many negatives than positives with drinking yes it puts you in a happy place for a while but waking up this morning I did the unthinkable and poured it down the …

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  • First treatment center

    I’m 25 years old and I’ve been battling with alcohol for the past 5 years.  It recently ended when I couldn’t maintain a job and was ruining relationships that I have with my girlfriend and family.  I was drinking a fifth of vodka a day and sometimes more.  I felt hopelessness and …

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  • Struggling

    Struggling with the anxiety of everything but second day that i have managed to not have a drink untill 5 instead of usual 1 oclock ish which means i drank less last night and same today , i think big insensitive less calories which is great for an anorexic but feeling a little bit ok baby steps i …

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  • What is the best thing to do for my alcohol abusing husband now?

    Hi All I know I have asked for advice a lot recently but I seem to be in thick of the crisis point for my marriage and things are changing and moving quickly and I am struggling to know what to do. Firstly as an update. Th past week has been horrible and sad. Starting with a couples counselling …

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  • Korsakoff's syndrome

    I was diagnosed with korsakoff's syndrome in September 2011 at the age of 41. I am now 48 and being a women am now in my menopause. My temperror of late is awful and I live with my parents and brother. Everything lately seems to make my temper flare although I have never lashed out at anyone I …

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  • Urge to Frequently Urinate After Alcohol and Ejaculation

    I'm a 25 year old heterosexual male. I don't drink much, but for the last couple years I've been experiencing this issue where if I drink AND ejaculate I get the frequent urge to urinate. Ejaculating sober I have no issues, and drinking without ejaculating is fine too, but as soon as I …

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  • Hi

    I sent in a message about drinking every day 1.5 liters of wine a day... haven't stopped I sit in my apartment, off of work injured no family close by it's driving me insane I get so bored and that's when I buy wine what do I do so sad depressed don't know what to do most days I …

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  • Naltrexone

    I am a newbie at this, so bear with me.  I drink six ounces of vodka  average per day. I am trying the Sinclair Method.  I started 26 days ago by taking it every day with my am meds.  I have been told the way to do it is one hour before drinking.  Will see if this works …

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  • Need a friendly ear

    Hi all, This is the first admission I have ever made to anybody that I have a problem with alcohol.  I started drinking around aged 15 but whilst my friends were having fun, I was constantly just going too far.  I have a good job and a good relationship but my thoughts are often on …

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  • The Sinclair Method is not for everybody, it would seem...

    I've been following this forum for about a year and had two attemps at reducing my drinking with Nalfamene (Selincro) in the same time. I must conclude this wasn't my solution, but I see how it could be one for others. (Re: side effects, yes they can be bad for 5 days max but at the same …

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  • Pains when’s drinking

    At last I more or less have my Drinking under control and now have more nights off than on. I’ve had loads of tests due to pains when I drink and I thought I’d damaged myself. The tests and scans came back clear: is it bad that I wanted them to show something so i had no choice but to stop drinking? …

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  • Immediate effects of stopping

    I'm mid 40's and have been a drinker pretty much all my life. Beer and then on to wine. Probably a bottle a night until a few years ago when the credit crunch affected our business and things got very difficult money wise. We have worked really hard and can see the light from the money …

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  • Fell off the wagon again

    This time is bad 30 days straight of drinking 1.5 liters of wine a day, yesterday decided enough!! I have had the diarrhea for over 2 weeks now. Feeling light headed all the time. I just have to find a way to stop once again. So disgusted with myself  

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  • Is his partial denial a cry for help or am I kidding myself?

    Hi All in previous posts I gave some background to the situation with my husband. I just wanted to say where things are now ... So he has stayed at a friend's house for 9 nights now, longer than ever before. It has been an emotional horrible rollercoaster, with me waiting each day to see …

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  • England's Saturday

    Love is Love at London Pride, and Football is hopefully going to continue to come home for England in a huge day for the country this Saturday. C3 Foundation Europe are proud to be supporters of both. If you are using The Sinclair Method to treat your alcohol dependency, then here are a few vital …

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