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Acamprol 333mg Tablet
Acamprol 333mg Tablet

Acamprol 333mg Tablet

By SUN PHARMA
6 Tablet(s) in Strip
75.65*
MRP 89.00
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Acamprosate(333.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Deaddiction

Medical Description

Acamprol tablet contains Acamprosate as an active ingredient. Acamprol is used in the management of alcohol dependence. It helps people who used to consume a large amount of alcohol to abstain from dr
inking alcohol and reduce cravings. It is usually combined with social support and counselling. It is not useful for patients who are still consuming alcohol. It is not useful in controlling alcohol withdrawal symptoms and not effective in people who are still consuming alcohol.
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Uses of Acamprol 333mg Tablet

For the maintenance of abstinence of alcohol in alcohol dependence, It is usually combined with social support and counselling.

Contraindications of Acamprol 333mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to an active ingredient or any other ingredient of Acamprol tablet
  • If you are breastfeeding or pregnant
  • If have kidney or liver-related problem

Side effects of Acamprol 333mg Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Gas
  • Rashes
  • Reduced sex drive
  • Frigidity
  • Impotency

Precautions and Warnings of Acamprol 333mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Acamprol tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Acamprol tablet if you are pregnant or think may be pregnant. However, excessive alcohol intake in pregnancy can harm foetus. Hence inform your doctor about the quanity and frequency of your alcohol consumption in pregnancy. Your doctor shall advice you on the de-addiction treatment accordingly.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Acamprol tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Acamprol tablet should not be consumed by a breastfeeding woman.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Acamprol tablet?
A:
It does not affect the driving abilities of an individual.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Acamprol tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol while you are on the treatment with this medicine. Alcohol consumption, while taking this medicine, can reduce the efficiency or nullifies its effect.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are experiencing mood disorders, feeling low and suicidal thoughts after taking this medicine.
  • The safety of this medicine is not established in patients below 18 years of age and over 65 years of age.
  • Discuss with your doctor if you have any liver-related problem or dysfunction.

Mode of Action of Acamprol 333mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Drinking continuously for years produces certain chemical changes in your brain. Acamprol works by normalising the chemical balance and makes your brain function normally.

Directions for Use of Acamprol 333mg Tablet

  • Take Acamprol tablet as per the prescription of a doctor
  • Take it regularly for best results and better control of alcohol dependence

Interactions of Acamprol 333mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Inform your doctor about any medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are currently taking to avoid any possible interaction.

Storage and disposal of Acamprol 333mg Tablet

Store Acamprol tablet at room temperature. Keep this medicine out of sight and reach of children.

Dosage of Acamprol 333mg Tablet

Overdose

If you take an excessive dose of Acamprol tablet, call your doctor or reach out to the hospital casualty department immediately. Common symptoms of overdosage of this medicine are diarrhoea, and it ca
n also increase the levels of calcium in your blood.
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Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it and then take the next dose at the right time.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the side effects of Acamprol tablet?

A: Diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain and bloating are the common side effects of Acamprol tablet. It can also affect the fertility, reduced sexual drive and inability to attain orgasm are also reported.

Q: What is alcohol dependence?

A: It is a condition in which a person continuously craves for an alcoholic drink and not able to control such cravings.

Q: How do Acamprol works?

A: It works by normalising the chemical balance in the brain in people who are suffering from alcohol dependence which otherwise gets disturbed due to consumption of alcohol for too long.

Q: Does Acamprol tablet cause addiction?

A: This medicine is not known to show signs of addiction.
Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:45 AM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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