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Available in the form of a delayed-release tablet, acamprosate calcium (Campral®) is a medication used to help in cases of alcohol dependence. It is intended for use after a person has stopped drinking, usually after detoxification.
This product is designed for use in combination with a comprehensive alcohol treatment program that includes counseling and group support programs. Unlike most other medicines used for alcohol dependence, acamprosate will not cause any unpleasant reactions when combined with alcohol.
To ensure your safety with acamprosate, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on any other medications you are taking, including nonprescription drugs, as well as any allergies you may have, including to any medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
(Click Acamprosate for more information on this drug. This article covers how it works, lists the factors affecting your dose, and offers some details on what to expect during treatment.)
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