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What causes nausea with disulfiram?
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Acetaldehyde
Disulfiram is a drug used to treat alcohol dependence.
It blocks the normal breakdown of alcohol in the body and leads to the build-up of a chemical called acetaldehyde. This leads to many effects including nausea and vomiting.

In brief: Acetaldehyde
Disulfiram is a drug used to treat alcohol dependence.
It blocks the normal breakdown of alcohol in the body and leads to the build-up of a chemical called acetaldehyde. This leads to many effects including nausea and vomiting.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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