Antabuse


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An·ta·buse

 (ăn′tə-byo͞os′)
A trademark for the drug disulfiram.

Antabuse

(ˈæntəˌbjuːs)
n
(Pharmacology) trademark a drug, a brand of disulfiram, used in the treatment of alcoholism, that acts by inducing nausea and other unpleasant symptoms following ingestion of alcohol; tetraethylthiuram disulphide
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Noun1.Antabuse - a drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholismAntabuse - a drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholism; causes nausea and vomiting if alcohol is ingested
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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Vince, below, who lives near Cardiff, said: "I entered a detox facility in Llandough Hospital, leaving after ten days with a supply of Antabuse, an anti-addiction drug that makes you feel ill if there's any alcohol in your system.
Solicitor Roger Colledge said Mason had a long standing drink problem and had stopped taking his antabuse with the result of what happened.
It included daily doses of chronic alcoholism treatment Antabuse and monthly injections of Vivitrol which stops drug users relapsing.
Gonzalez Escalante invita a recordar lo que paso con el medicamento Antabuse (o disulfiram), destinado a quienes tienen serios problemas de alcoholismo: "Ese farmaco hace que el consumo de alcohol sea repulsivo.
We can clearly see how successful methadone has been just like Antabuse, naltrexone, buprenorphine and all the other miracle cures the drug and medical community trot out periodically.
I use metformin, and I call it Antabuse for fat: You cheat, you pay.
M2 PHARMA-March 12, 2015-Mylan unveils generic Antabuse Tablets for the management of selected chronic alcohol patients
The older Antabuse works differently, triggering nausea and other aversive symptoms if people drink while taking it.
The role of antabuse (disulfiram), naltrexone, Campral, methadone, and buprenorphine is also discussed in this chapter.
Under the "pharmacotherapies" subheading, the respondent can check any of the following: Antabuse, Naltrexone, or Buprenorphine (Subutex, Suboxone).
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