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In the US, Disulfiram (disulfiram systemic) is a member of the drug class drugs used in alcohol dependence and is used to treat Alcohol Dependence.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Alcohol withdrawal agent

Chemical Name

tioperoxydicarbonic diamide ([(H₂N)C(S)]₂S₂), tetraetyl-

Foreign Names

  • Disulfiramum (Latin)
  • Disulfiram (German)
  • Disulfirame (French)
  • Disulfiram (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Disulfiram (OS: DCIT, JAN, BAN)
  • Disulfirame (OS: DCF)
  • Antiaethan (IS)
  • Ethyldithiourame (IS)
  • Exhorran (IS)
  • Refusal (IS)
  • Tenurid (IS)
  • Disulfiram (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Disulfirame (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Disulfiramum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Antabus
    Actavis, Switzerland; Actavis, Czech Republic; Actavis, Denmark; Actavis, Netherlands; Actavis, Norway; Actavis, Sweden; Actavis Group, Austria; Actavis Group, Iceland; Bohm, Spain; Farmo Quimica, Chile; Kemofarmacija, Slovenia; Laboratorios H.G., Ecuador; Nobel, Turkey
  • Antabuse
    Actavis, New Zealand; Actavis Italy, Italy; Actavis UK, United Kingdom; Akacia Healthcare, South Africa; Duramed, United States; Orphan, Australia; P & D, Malta; Sanofi Belgium, Belgium
  • Antaethyl
    Sanofi-Aventis, Hungary
  • Antalcol
    Sintofarm, Romania
  • Anticol
    Polfa Warszawa, Georgia; Polfa Warszawa, Poland; Warszawskie Zaklady Farmaceutyczne Polfa, Lithuania
  • Antietanol
    Sanofi Aventis, Brazil
  • Busetal
    Colliere, Peru
  • Chronol
    Charoon Bhesaj, Thailand; Kolson's, India
  • Disulfiram WZF
    Polfa Warszawa, Poland
  • Disulfix
    Ariston, Argentina
  • DSF
    Mesmer, India
  • Esperal
    Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, Latvia; Sanofi-Aventis, Serbia; Sanofi-Synthelabo, Lithuania; Sofarimex, Georgia; Sofarimex, Serbia
  • Etabus
    Ferring, Mexico
  • Etiltox
    AFOM Dipendenze, Italy
  • Nocbin
    Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharma, Japan
  • Refusal
    Daleco, Netherlands
  • Sarcoton
    Medley, Brazil
  • Tenutex (Disulfiram and Benzyl Benzoate)
    Bioglan, Iceland; Bioglan, Sweden
  • Tetradin
    Caldeira & Metelo, Portugal
  • Ulfiram
    Invision, India


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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