From the April 1980 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Antabuse Defended

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

Having been associated with the use of Antabuse since it was introduced to Canada in 1949, I was surprised that a new report on well-documented hazards should warrant headline attention in The Journal. [See About Alcoholism, February 1980 Grapevine.] I have also been associated with the use of Temposil for about 25 years and have yet to encounter a single death from either drug by itself or from an alcohol-drug reaction.

-- R. G. Bell, MD

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