Medical Definition of Tetraethylthiuram disulfide

1. 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). The intensity and duration of symptoms vary greatly from individual to individual. Pharmacological action: alcohol deterrents. Chemical name: Thioperoxydicarbonic diamide (((H2N)C(S))2S2), tetraethyl- (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tetraethylthiuram Disulfide

tetraenyl
tetraether
tetraethers
tetraethoxysilane
tetraethyl
tetraethyl lead
tetraethyl leads
tetraethyl poisoning
tetraethyl pyrophosphate
tetraethylammonium
tetraethylammonium chloride
tetraethylammonium ion
tetraethyllead
tetraethylmonothionopyrophosphate
tetraethylorthosilicate
tetraethylthiuram disulfide (current term)
tetraferroplatinum
tetraflate
tetraflates
tetrafluoride
tetrafluorides
tetrafluoro
tetrafluoroberyllate
tetrafluoroborate
tetrafluoroborates
tetrafluoroboric acid
tetrafluoroethylene
tetrafluoroethylenes
tetrafluoromethane
tetragastrin

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