acamprosate


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acamprosate

an antialcoholic agent.
indications This drug is used for maintenance of abstinence from alcohol in alcohol dependence.
contraindications Severe renal disease, creatinine clearance of less than 30 mL per hour, and known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibit its use.

acamprosate

A drug used to assist in the control of alcoholism. Acamprosate has been found to be an effective and well-tolerated adjunct to the management of alcoholism. A brand name is Campral EC.
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Anton said the finding that acamprosate (Campral) was not effective was a big surprise to the researchers.
Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research to support a preclinical study of the efficacy and safety of a novel, orally administered prodrug of acamprosate in reducing L-Dopa induced dyskinesias (LID) in a pre-clinical model of Parkinson's disease.
FDA) has granted final abbreviated new drug approval (ANDA) to Glenmark Generics Inc, USA for Acamprosate Calcium Delayed Release Tablets, the company's generic version of Forest Laboratories' CampralA Delayed Release Tablets.
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Yet to date, not as much work has been done on family member or supportive significant other involvement in combined behavioral and medication alcoholism treatments, especially in terms of the newer medications: naltrexone and acamprosate.
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Karen reported this outcome during a period of several days when she missed her acamprosate dosage.
The COMBINE study is the first multi-center randomized controlled trial to compare treatment using naltrexone, acamprosate, or both, with or without additional behavioral intervention.
Disclosed the discovery of a prodrug of acamprosate that has the potential to decrease gastrointestinal disturbance, reduce dosing frequency and provide more consistent (and potentially higher) blood levels of acamprosate compared with the currently approved formulation of acamprosate calcium.
However, they were not prescribed acamprosate (Campral), naltrexone (Revia), or disulfiram (Antabuse).
Acamprosate (Campral) works by decreasing cravings for alcohol in those who have given up.
Compliance also is an issue with acamprosate, he continued, calling its three-times-a-day dosing requirement a fantasy.