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.
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Antabuse (disulfiram) can help during alcohol recovery and prevent relapse by making it really uncomfortable when you drink. More here on how Antabuse helps treat alcoholism, with a section at the end for your questions.
Yes, Nalmefene can be used to treat alcoholism. Nalmefene works by reducing the positive reward effect of alcohol and affects its sedative and dysphoric properties. More here on Nalmefene as a treatment for alcohol addiction (with a section for your questions at the end).
Depade is a non-addictive medication and does not produce euphoric effects. So, NO. You can’t get high on Depade. But, do you want to know more about this medication? Read more here.
A review of the kinds of ways people try to avoid treating alcohol addiction with psychotherapy. Is there a quick fix for addiction? No. More here.
Five (5) ways to get help for alcohol problems include therapy via psychotherapists, support groups, self-assessment, treatment centers, and family therapy. More 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.
No. Disulfiram does not directly address alcohol cravings. Instead, it is used as a deterrant to drinking, producing uncomfortable symptoms if the user drinks alcohol while taking disulfiram. More here.
What is a high functioning alcoholic? We review the signs and symptoms of high functioning alcoholism and offer practical steps for parents here.
The elimination half-life of naltrexone and the metabolite 6-ß-naltrexol ranges between 4 and 13 hours. However, Depade’s duration of action will depend on your dosing schedule. More on the metabolism of Depade here.