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A drug that blocks the oxidation of alcohol at the acetaldehyde stage and causes extreme nausea if alcohol is consumed; used in aversion therapy for alcoholism. TN Antabuse.

Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics — Chemistry.

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