Acamprosate (Campral)

Acamprosate is a remedy to stop drinking alcoholic beverages in excess and acts on the central nervous system, reducing the desire to drink alcohol.

Acamprosate, commercially known as Campral, is produced by the Merck laboratory and should only be used on medical advice. This medicine can only be used by adults and is taken through tablets.

Indications

Acamprosate is indicated for the treatment of alcoholism, along with psychological monitoring.

Price

The price of Acamprosato is approximately 70 reais.

How to use

The use of Acamprosate varies with weight, and adults weighing less than 60 kg should take 2 tablets in the morning, 1 in the afternoon and 1 at night and adults weighing 60 kg or more should use 2 tablets in the morning. , 2 in the afternoon and 2 at night.

It is important to take the product at the beginning of the main meals, such as lunch or dinner, for example.

Side effects

The side effects of Acamprosate can be diarrhea, vomiting, depression, insomnia or weakness.

Contraindications

Acamprosate is contraindicated in pregnancy and breastfeeding, as well as in children and the elderly. It should not be taken by patients with severe impairment of kidney or liver function.

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