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What is the chemical name of disulfiram (antabuse) and what is it for?

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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Alcohol abuse

Disulfiram is the generic name for the drug.
Though not used much anymore, Disulfiram is designed to help treat alcohol addiction. Drinking alcohol while taking Disulfiram leads to flushing, nausea and vomiting.

In brief: Alcohol abuse

Disulfiram is the generic name for the drug.
Though not used much anymore, Disulfiram is designed to help treat alcohol addiction. Drinking alcohol while taking Disulfiram leads to flushing, nausea and vomiting.
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Antabuse (disulfiram)

For Alcoholism , its chemical name is Diethyl thiocarbamoyl disulfanyl diethyl methanethioamide.

In brief: Antabuse (disulfiram)

For Alcoholism , its chemical name is Diethyl thiocarbamoyl disulfanyl diethyl methanethioamide.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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