Definition of Antabuse

1. Noun. A drug (trade name Antabuse) used in the treatment of alcoholism; causes nausea and vomiting if alcohol is ingested.

Exact synonyms: Disulfiram
Generic synonyms: Medicament, Medication, Medicinal Drug, Medicine
Language type: Trade Name

Definition of Antabuse

1. Proper noun. A brand name of disulfiram, prescribed to recovering alcoholics. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Antabuse

Ansaid
Ansar al-Islam
Ansar al Islam
Anschluss
Anselm
Anselmic
Anser
Anser anser
Anser cygnoides
Anserinae
Anshan
Anshar
Anshur
Anson
Ansus
Antabuse (current term)
Antaean
Antakarinya
Antakiya
Antakya
Antalya
Antananarivo
Antara
Antarctic
Antarctic Circle
Antarctic Ocean
Antarctic Peninsula
Antarctic Zone
Antarctic continent
Antarctic convergence

Literary usage of Antabuse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Treatment of Opiate Addiction Using Methadone: A Counselor's Manual by Michael J. McCann, Richard A. Rawson, Jeanne L. Obert (1995)
"Antabuse treatment. Antabuse or disulfiram is a medication sometimes used ... When a person who is taking Antabuse drinks, he/she becomes very sick. ..."

2. Criminal Justice: New Technologies And The Constitution (1989)
"These include Antabuse for those whose offenses are related to alcohol abuse, ... A closer look at Antabuse and Depo-Provera may help in evaluating these ..."

3. Drug Abuse Curriculum for Employee Assistance Program Professionalsby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Antabuse is frequently used as an adjunct to the treatment of alcoholism. ... Antabuse should be prescribed by a licensed practicing physician who has ..."

4. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"Antabuse (disulfiram) is a drug that interferes with the normal metabolism of ... The courts may require individuals to take Antabuse regularly in order to ..."

5. Recognition & Management of Pesticide Poisoning by Donald P. Morgan (1989)
"This is the basis for the "Antabuse" reaction which ... In rare instances, "Antabuse" reactions may have occurred following beverage alcohol ingestion by ..."

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