calcium carbimide

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cal·ci·um car·bi·mide

a fertilizer and weed seed killer that also exhibits antithyroid activity; like disulfiram, it impairs ethanol metabolism; workers in cyanamide-producing plants exhibit systemic symptoms ("Monday-morning illness") after ingestion of alcohol.
Synonym(s): calcium cyanamide
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calcium carbimide

Substance abuse
Temposil—An agent which inhibits the breakdown of acetaldehyde. It has been used in conjunction with disulfiram to keep alcoholics from falling back into alcohol use/abuse.
 
Adverse effects
Headache, nausea, vertigo, sweating, dyspnoea, tachycardia, rash. 

Toxicology
—A black-grey powder used in agriculture as a fertiliser, herbicide, pesticide and cotton-defoliant weed killer, which, in high concentrations, has antithyroid activity.
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