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Campral and Depression

My spouse recently began taking this when she finally decided to quit drinking alcohol (after many years). She is now quite surly, depressed and tired all the time. Almost unapproachable. Does anyone know if this is a short-term effect of the drug and the withdrawal of alcohol? ## Yes, such issues are actually listed as very common side effects of Campral, she may also experience diarrhea, abdominal pain, increased urination and muscle weakness. However, things should improve after a month, or so, as her body gets used to the medication. If not, then she should consult her doctor, you should also contact them if things get worse. Is there anything else I can help with?

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sweet dreams with campral

can campral cause sweet dreams effect ## Hi Jane, Based on my research, Campral (acamprosate calcium) does actually list "abnormal dreams" and "hallucinations" as possible psychiatric side effects. Although I personally see no reason to be concerned if the dreams/visions are "sweet" and positive as you described them to be? But if you feel that this ever becomes bothersome or severe I would still encourage you to contact your doctor to let him/her know what's going on. Just out of curiosity, would you be able to describe the types of dreams you're having in any detail? I hope this helps! ## One of my dreams was of eating barbeque with Oprah Winfrey & having a really good time! Another dream was of reuniting a lost dog with its owner. The dreams are ve...

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Results?

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...

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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.

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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.

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