Active substance Acamprosate
US Brand Campral
IN Brand Acamprol
Manufacturing by Sun Pharma
Strength 333mg
Form release Blister 6 tab
Shipping time 7 – 18 days (Depending from the Country)
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Acamprosate is thought to stabilize the chemical balance in the brain that would otherwise be disrupted by alcohol withdrawal or benzodiazepine withdrawal, possibly by antagonizing glutaminergic N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors (NMDA) and agonizing gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) type A receptors. Treating alcohol addiction by helping certain patients to avoid alcohol. Acamprosate is used in combination with a treatment program that includes social support.

Treating alcohol addiction by helping certain patients to avoid alcohol. Acamprosate is used in combination with a treatment program that includes social support.

Acamprosate is an anti-alcohol agent. It is thought to work by restoring the balance of certain chemicals in the brain of patients who have used large amounts of alcohol.

Usual Adult Dose for Alcohol Dependence

666 mg orally three times a day

Usual Geriatric Dose for Alcohol Dependence

666 mg orally three times a day

Since geriatric patients may be more prone to a decrease in renal function, the manufacturer advises greater care in dose selection and close monitoring of renal function during therapy in this population.

Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, gas, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, drowsiness, dizziness, constipation, fatigue, weight gain/loss, muscle/joint pain, change in sexual desire or decreased sexual ability may occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.