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
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The older Antabuse works differently, triggering nausea and other aversive symptoms if people drink while taking it.
In their HPT, Jacobs and Bickel asked participants to imagine they were purchasing cigarettes and heroin during their time of heaviest abuse prior to entering treatment, and that they were not receiving buprenorphine, naltrexone, or antabuse, and could not access the commodities in any other capacity.
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).
Also, many in the medical establishment reject Antabuse because a doctor's oath is to "first do no harm".
Thursday 13th: Had Antabuse and then tried one small vodka.
One has become a piano mover, the other has maintained semi-functionality after giving up his attempts to withdraw from alcohol by taking Antabuse.
The first one was Antabuse (disulfiram), the one that makes you sick if you drink alcohol.
FDA-approved strategies for the treatment of chronic alcoholism today include antabuse (disulfiram), naltrexone (short- and long-acting formulations) and campral (acamprosate).
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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.