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Disulfiram

"Disulfiram" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A carbamate derivative used as an alcohol deterrent. It is a relatively nontoxic substance when administered alone, but markedly alters the intermediary metabolism of alcohol. When alcohol is ingested after administration of disulfiram, blood acetaldehyde concentrations are increased, followed by flushing, systemic vasodilation, respiratory difficulties, nausea, hypotension, and other symptoms (acetaldehyde syndrome). It acts by inhibiting aldehyde dehydrogenase.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Disulfiram" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Disulfiram" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2020
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