Campral

Campral (Acamprosate) is used to treat addictive personalities, namely helping to reduce one's alcohol dependency.

Campral

Acamprosate

Campral

84

Merck

Tablet

333 mg

France

Acamprosate

Uses
Campral is used for the treatment of alcohol dependency and to help maintain abstinence from alcohol.
How it Works
Campral works by blocking an enzyme that is involved in metabolizing alcohol intake. Usually the body breaks alcohol down into a substance called acetaldehyde, this is then broken down further so that it can be removed from the body. Campral works in this situation by blocking the enzyme which breaks down the acetaldehyde. This leads to high levels of acetaldehyde in your blood and causes an unpleasant effect.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Campral can include the symptoms below; Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased libido, Itching, Flatulence, Impotence.
Expert advice
Before using Campral, inform your doctor about your current list of medications that you are taking, any allergies you may have, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions such as if you are pregnant or if you have an upcoming surgery. Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of Campral. Take this product as directed by your doctor, which will be adviced based on evaluation on your current health conditions. Campral helps in the treatment of alcohol dependence however it does not alleviate alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Throughout consumption of Campral, counseling and support are needed due to the side effects that can be caused by this medication such as suicidal depression.
FAQ
How does Campral work? -Abiraterone stops the body from making testosterone which can slow the growth of prostate cancer. Should I consume Campral on an empty stomach, before food or after food? -Campral is normally consumed after food. However, we would advice you to follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Is Campral safe to consume or apply when pregnant or breastfeeding? -No Is Campral addictive? -Campral is not addictive when given at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor after evaluation of your current health conditions

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