Antabuse


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Synonyms for Antabuse

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

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Enrique Chavez Leon, presidente de la Asociacion Psiquiatrica Mexicana, explica que "el Antabuse bloquea al higado para que no metabolice al alcohol y entonces se da una intoxicacion muy desagradable.
The company said its US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Disulfiram Tablets USP, 250 mg and 500 mg is the generic version of Odyssey Pharmaceutical's Antabuse.
Table 1: Descriptive Measures and Data Sources for Measures Used in Analyses Data Sources Variable Mean SD National Survey Number of years antabuse 0.
Also, many in the medical establishment reject Antabuse because a doctor's oath is to "first do no harm".
The formation of acetaldehyde in the organism after ingestion of Antabuse (tetraethylthiuram-disulphide) and alcohol.
Thursday 13th: Had Antabuse and then tried one small vodka.
FDA-approved strategies for the treatment of chronic alcoholism today include antabuse (disulfiram), naltrexone (short- and long-acting formulations) and campral (acamprosate).
Huddersfield Coroner's Court heard Mr Senior, who had a history of alcohol problems, had stopped drinking for 10 months and had been taking Antabuse to combat cravings.
Doctors wrote 95,000 prescriptions for withdrawal drugs and 55,500 for Antabuse, which makes people sick when they drink.
There is another called Antabuse or Disulfiram, which makes you violently sick if you drink.
The enzyme is blocked by the drug disulfiram - also known as Antabuse - which is sometimes used to help alcoholics quit the habit.
ii) Her approach is now quite different from anything demonstrated over the last ten years due to motivation enhanced by the pregnancy and birth of a healthy baby, daily Antabuse adjunctive therapy and the attention of social services in monitoring the childcare situation.
Kev took the drug Antabuse to tackle his problem: "Antabuse gives you a bad reaction if alcohol enters your system, and there were times when I did suffer.
Treatment involved giving alcoholics a drug that would make them vomit if they drank, such as Antabuse, and then force them to drink until they got sick.