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Drug Treatments for Alcohol Abuse | Alcoholism

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I'm often asked what are the medical

treatments that people can engage in for

their alcohol problems there are a

couple of medications that can be used

for people with alcohol use disorders

one of them is called antabuse antabuse

is a medication that's that people take

each day and that is its it comes in two

different doses and what antabuse does

is it's a it creates an aversive

reaction to alcohol so if people drink

when they're taking antabuse they'll

have a physical reaction that can range

from getting very red in the face and

their bodies turning red getting very

sweaty but or actually getting and

feeling nauseous or vomiting and that

can be again the the idea behind that is

that it's so aversive that it it causes

people to really not want to drink it