Acamprosate (US brand name Campral® and generic) is a medication used for treatment of alcohol dependence. Here is basic information about this medication.
Maintenance of abstinence from alcohol in patients with alcohol dependence who are abstinent at treatment initiation
666 mg (two 333 mg tablets) orally three times daily
It is suggested (not mandatory) that acamprosate be taken with meals in patients who regularly eat three daily meals.
Acamprosate should be initiated as soon as possible after the period of alcohol withdrawal, when the patient has achieved abstinence, and should be maintained if the patient relapses.
Acamprosate should be used as part of a comprehensive psychosocial treatment program
Moderate renal impairment (Creatinine Clearance 30-50 mL/min): 333 mg, three times daily
Severe renal impairment (Creatinine Clearance ≤30 mL/min): Contraindicated
Dosage forms and strengths
Delayed-Release Tablets: 333 mg
Please refer to Prescribing Information (see link below) for complete discussion of dosage, administration, warnings and precautions, contraindications, etc.
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