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Campral

Active Ingredient(s): Acamprosate
FDA Approved: July 29, 2004
Pharm Company: FOREST LABS
Category: Alcoholism

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Campral Overview

Acamprosate, also known as N-acetyl homotaurine[2] and by the brand name Campral, is a drug used for treating alcohol dependence. Acamprosate is thought to stabilize the chemical balance in the brain that would otherwise be disrupted by alcoholism, possibly by antagonizing glutaminergic N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors (NMDA) and agonizing gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) type A receptors.[3] Reports indicate that acamprosate only works with a combination of attending support groups and abstinenc...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campral

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Would like to know anyone's comments relative to the effectiveness of this drug. ## I relapsed severely after 8 years sobriety I started taking it in the hospital and for the last 90 days. It has really helped me. I do not have any cravings and thoughts are fleeting. I have not felt this good in years.The worse side effect for me was gastric distress so I have cut down to 2 doses a day but still seems to be working fine. ## The use of campral has unfortunately not dimished my cravings. The only effect that I noticed was fatigue and prolonged periods of sleep, more than 10 hours a night. ## THIS STUFF WAS A GODSEND. AFTER DRINKING 24/7 FOR ABOUT 10 YEARS I NO LONGER HAVE THE CRAVING AND THE PHYSICAL WITHDRAWELS WERE MINIMUM. CAMPRAL SAVED MY LIFE ## I started taking Campral after too...
Updated 5 months ago.
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Camtral
use in alcoholism ## Whats this drug Camtral? ## Campral contains the active ingredient Acamprosate, it's used to treat alcohol dependence. Side effects may include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and memory problems. Learn more Acamprosate details here. Are there any comments or questions?
Updated 1 year ago.
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campril
My Psych. told me of this med campril, which will help with alcoholism. Looking for side effects and drug interactions etc. Thank you. ## Campral contains the active ingredient Acamprosate, it is used to treat alcohol dependence. As to interactions, there are far too many to just list them all, anyone wanting such information needs to include details on what other medications they take, then someone can check for you to see if there are any problems. Learn more Campral details here. That links leads to the available information. Are there any comments or concerns?
Updated 1 year ago.
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compral
help with lowering the need for alcohol ## How does compral work to lower desire for alcohol? How long do I need to take it? ## Campral contains the active ingredient Acamprosate and it is thought to work by stabilizing the chemical balance in the brain that would normally be disrupted by alcohol. Learn more Acamprosate details here. It may cause some possibly serious side effects, such as irregular heartbeat, low or high blood pressure and allergic reactions. As to how long it should be taken, you should follow your doctors instructions for the best results and for your own safety. Are there any comments or questions?
Updated 1 year ago.
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round white 333
round white pill with 333 on one side and nothing on the other ## Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Campral (333 mg). You can view a detailed description of the drug, by clicking on the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you.
Updated 4 years ago.
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small white pill with 333
trying to identify a round white pill about 1/4 in diameter with a 333 on one side and unmarked on the other. ## After gathering information I found your pill to be Campral (333 mg). Campral is a drug used for treating alcohol dependence. You can view more drug information as well as the active ingredient, by following the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, then please post back so I can further assist you.
Updated 5 years ago.
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camprell
anti alcohol ## I believe you are thinking of Campral (Acamprosate)
Updated 8 years ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Acamprosate
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 333mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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