The exact working nature of Acamprol cannot be determined. Acamprosate is prescribed mainly for treating alcohol addiction in people who have been addicted to alcohol and...Read more
|Manufacturer||Sun Pharma, India|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|30 Tablet/s||US$ 0.63||US$ 19.00|
|60 Tablet/s||US$ 0.57||US$ 34.0011%US$ 38.00|
|90 Tablet/s||US$ 0.54||US$ 48.5015%US$ 57.00|
Acamprol medicine helps people to reduce their alcohol dependency. The tablet makes a chemical balance in the brain. It is prescription based medicine hence it is advised to consult your health care provider before taking it. Acamprosate is the generic brand of Acamprol 333 mg, it is a special narcotic medication that catches the effects of other substances of narcotic and alcohol. It is available under different trade names in different nations, one of which is Acamprol.
You should take Acamprosate medication (Acamprol) strictly as directed by your doctor. The general dosage is 1 tablet 2 to 3 times a day. The doctor decides the best dose by analyzing the condition of the patient. Do not change the dosage under any situation unless or otherwise advised by your doctor otherwise you may experience side effects of this medication.
Take this medication regularly as prescribed to get the maximum benefit:
- Swallow the tablets with a glass of water. Do not break or crush the tablet. Do not dissolve the tablets, take it as full. Take the medicine as prescribed by the Doctor. Try to take the dose at the same time each day; this reduces the chances of missing a dose. Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor and don't make any changes in the dosage.
- Acamprosate medication will not treat your alcohol dependence single handily. It requires professional counseling and continued avoidance of alcohol consumption. Remember to take this medication for the complete prescribed length of time without any changes, even if you revert back to alcohol habit. Notify your doctor if you consume alcohol while taking Acamprosate.
- Always store Acamprosate medication in a cool and dry place, away from any kind of heat and moisture. Ensure that children or pets do not have access to this medication. If overdose, talk to Doctor for advice. Take medical help as soon as possible. If you miss a dose of Acamprosate, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is approaching.
Drinking alcohol while on an Acamprosate treatment may result in fast heartbeats, flushing, nausea, thirst, chest pain, or low blood pressure. Avoid taking Acamprosate for at least 12 hours after consuming alcohol. Even after you have stopped taking Acamprosate for several weeks, you may still see its effects if you drink alcohol. It may be recommended that Acamprosate be given to you by someone in your family or another caretaker. The reason is to ensure that you are taking anti-addiction medicine properly as prescribed. Acamprosate can lead to side effects that may affect your thinking and reflexes capacity. Be extra careful and alert if you do an activity like driving which requires a high degree of mental awareness.
Try to carry an ID card or some kind of badge which displays that you are using Acamprosate. This will be very important in case of an emergency. Any healthcare provider who treats you must know in advance that you are using this medication.
Get emergency medical attention if you witness some allergic reactions to Acamprosate (Campral, Acamprol). Some serious side effects of Acamprosate are changes in behavior or mood i.e. severe depression, hurting and suicidal thoughts, anxiety, confusion, etc. Contact your doctor in case you experience any of these side effects. Some less serious side effects of Acamprosate are vomiting, nausea, appetite loss, diarrhea, headache, stomach pain, weakness, or changes in taste. This is not the complete list of all side effects.