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Synonyms for Antabuse

a drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholism

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Antabuse (generic name disulfiram) is used to treat alcohol abuse by producing unpleasant side effects when the patient drinks or is exposed to alcohol.
ii) She also attends Dr C, where the giving of periodic blood tests and the taking of Antabuse [a drug prescribed to recovering alcoholics to help them abstain from drinking alcohol] are vital ingredients to prevent her returning to alcohol.
The doses of Antabuse Best has been taking since his five day drinking binge are so strong he has to take them under supervision.
The Providence Summit was sponsored through an educational grant from primary sponsor Odyssey Pharmaceuticals, manufacturer of Antabuse, a federally approved medication to treat alcoholism.
dizziness, antabuse reactions (alcohol content), hyperlipidemia, hyperglycemia, lipodystrophy, hepatitis indinavir (IDV) Kidney stones, GI Take 2 capsules/dose (Crixivan[R]) (nausea, diarrhea, q 8h on an empty vomiting, abdominal stomach (1 hr before pain); neurologic: or 2 hours after a headaches, insomnia, meal) or with a light change in taste, dry meal (skim milk, skin, hair loss, juice, coffee, tea, hyperlipidemia, dry toast, corn hyperglycemia, flakes).
He had Antabuse tablets inserted into his stomach to keep him on the wagon after being warned that just one more drink could kill him.
He cut out alcohol and had Antabuse tablets inserted into his stomach to keep him on the wagon after he was warned just one more drink could kill him.
Over the years she tried a number of tricks to limit Bishop's drinking, such as hiring a housekeeper to keep an eye on things and empty hidden bottles of alcohol, and getting a prescription for Antabuse, which she sometimes persuaded Bishop to ingest.
They said a new treatment was needed because other medications, such as Antabuse, sometimes cause nausea and headaches.
Now he takes 12 pills a day and has Antabuse implants in his stomach which make him violently ill if he touches a drop of alcohol.
The pellets, called Antabuse, make a person physically sick if they touch a drop.
Some have described it as ``the Antabuse of weight loss,'' referring to the drug for alcoholism that makes people ill when they drink.
The consultant said she noticed prescriptions for AZT for AIDS patients, Antabuse for alcoholics, and numerous antidepressant and psychotropic drugs.
Other approaches and resources that have had some reported positive outcomes include acupuncture, biofeedback, pharmaco-therapy (such as methadone maintenance for heroin addiction and antabuse and naltrexone for alcoholics), behavior modification, cognitive restructuring, and traditional Minnesota model treatment programs that range from intensive inpatient to outpatient services and that are usually abstinence oriented.
With this understanding, David volunteered to take Antabuse and devised a plan by which his parents supported him daily in taking his "deterrent" medication.