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Old 05-25-2021, 07:35 PM
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Antabuse & Skoal - this a problem?

I'm drinking my last beer tonight, and have committed to being sober tomorrow and taking first dose of Antabuse. Of course I'm also addicted to nicotine - looked up the ingredients for Skoal and see it contains Ethyl Alcohol. Has anyone had experience with this combo and know if I should expect an adverse reaction due to the alcohol content in Skoal?
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Old 05-25-2021, 08:33 PM
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Hi Rick - welcome

I have no experience with Antabuse or skoal.

Did the Antabuse come with any leaflets or information? I'd look at that, or maybe check directly with your doctor?

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Old 05-26-2021, 11:05 AM
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I'd probably try and steer clear if rick. I was a habitual smokeless tobacco user for many years, although I fortunately quit that habit prior to quitting drinking. If you do continue with the smokeless, I would imagine there are probably brands that don't contain alcohol out there.

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I was on antabuse but have not used chewing tobacco. As far as i know though, through life experience not medical experience, the amount of alcohol in chewing tobacco is not anywhere near enough to cause any indication of an increase in BAC on a blood test. I would strongly suggest that you start the antabuse.
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