Acamprosate is a prescription medication prescribed to help people who are alcohol dependent. How can you use acamprosate safely? And are there any risks or considerations to keep in mind? Find out in this article.
Yes. Insurance often covers the treatment of alcohol use disorders with acamprosate. More on how to access affordable acamprosate here.
Campral can help manage symptoms related to alcoholism but IS NOT USED in the treatment of alcohol withdrawal. More on Campral for alcoholism here.
Acamprosate does not prevent alcohol withdrawal symptoms that people may experience when they stop drinking. Instead, it works to help regulate the alcoholic brains by lessening cravings for alcohol. More on acamprosate for alcoholism here.
Campral has an elimination half-life of anywhere from 20 up to 30 hours. How does Cmapral work in the body? And can it really help recovering alcoholics? We explore here.
The terminal half-life of a regular dose of acamprosate ranges anywhere from 20-30 hours. Acamprosate reaches steady levels within 5 days of regular dosing, while peak concentrations occur within 3-8 hours after administered dose. More on acamprosate and its metabolism here.
NO. Acamprosate is not addictive. In fact, this medication has no known addiction potential. We review the properties of acamprosate (and how it affects the brain) here.
Yes, acamprosate can help lessen cravings for drinking and is effective in the treatment of alcoholism. More on this treatment option for alcohol dependence here.
No, acamprosate does not get you high or have euphoric effect. More here on its mechanism of action in the central nervous system.