disulfiram

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di·sul·fi·ram

 (dī-sŭl′fə-răm′)
n.
A drug used in the treatment of alcoholism that interferes with the metabolic degradation of alcohol, producing an unpleasant reaction when even a small quantity of alcohol is consumed.

[disulfi(de) + (thiu)ram, one of its constituents (thi(o)- + ur(ea) + am(ide)).]

disulfiram

(ˌdaɪsʌlˈfɪərəm)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug used in the treatment of alcoholism that acts by inducing nausea and other unpleasant effects following ingestion of alcohol
[C20: from tetraethylthiuram disulfide]
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Noun1.disulfiram - a drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholismdisulfiram - 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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Benzyl Tuex thiuram accelerator is offered as an alternative to other thiuram-based accelerators such as tetramethylthiuram monosulfide, tetramethylthiuram disulfide and tetraethylthiuram disulfide.
The tetraethylthiuram disulfide (ethyl tuads) is the peptizing agent, the octylated diphenyl amine (Agerite Stalite S) is an antidegradant, and the processing aid is a complex mixture (VanFre AP-2).