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What is disulfiram?

Disulfiram is a prescription medication that is used to treat chronic alcoholism. It blocks the body from processing alcohol, resulting in unpleasant reactions to even minor alcohol consumption. This medication does not cure alcoholism. It is available under the brand name Antabuse.

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