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disulfiram - oral, Antabuse

GENERIC NAME: DISULFIRAM - ORAL (dye-SUL-fi-ram)

BRAND NAME(S): Antabuse

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WARNING: This medication should not be given to a patient without their knowledge. Do not take this medication if you are under the influence of alcohol or have drunk alcohol in the last 12 hours.

USES: This medication is used along with counseling and support to treat alcoholism. Disulfiram works by blocking the processing of alcohol in the body. This causes you to have a bad reaction when you drink alcohol.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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