Acamprol 333 Mg
USA Brand Name
Sun Pharma Laboratories, India
Acamprol 333 Mg (Acamprosate)
What Is The Generic Name For Acamprol 333 Mg?
Acamprosate is the generic version for Acamprol 333 mg
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About Acamprol 333 Mg (Acamprosate)
Acamprol 333 mg contains an active ingredient, Acamprosate, which is used in the treatment of Alcohol Dependence. It is available at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores and can be given by doctor’s prescription only.
Sun Pharma Laboratories (India) is one of the top leading pharmaceutical companies which manufacture Acamprol 333 mg.
Acamprol 333 mg contains an active ingredient, Acamprosate, 333 mg. It is also available in the various strengths at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
What Are The Uses Of The Acamprol 333 Mg (Acamprosate)?
Acamprol 333 mg is primarily used in the treatment of Alcohol Dependence
How Acamprol 333 Mg (Acamprosate) Works?
Acamprol 333 mg tablet contains Acamprosate, an active ingredient which affects the chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in a person who is addicted to alcohol. It works by restoring this chemical balance in the brain in alcohol addicted person who is trying to quit alcohol. It is available in various strengths at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
Before You Use Acamprol 333 Mg (Acamprosate)
- Make sure that you are not taking Alcohol
- Make sure that you do not have liver or kidney problems
- Make sure that your doctor knows about your medical history
What Should You Avoid While Taking Acamprol 333 Mg (Acamprosate)?
- You should not drive after taking this tablet
- You should avoid taking alcohol
- Other Medicines without prescriptions
When Not To Use Acamprol 333 Mg (Acamprosate)?
You should not take Acamprol 333 mg if you:
- Have any allergy
- Have severe Liver/Kidney disease
- Are Driving or Doing a Work which needs your alertness
Tell Your Doctor If You
- Want to stop this medicine course
- Have Allergy to the Tablet
- Have any Kidney or Liver Disease
- Are taking Alcohol or Other Drugs
- Are feeling Depressive
- Are Pregnant or Trying to Conceive
- Are Breastfeeding
How Much Of The Acamprol 333 Mg (Acamprosate) to Be Used?
Acamprol 333 mg is available in various strengths at all the leading pharmacy, drugstores, and medical supply stores. Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s instructions to take Acamprol 333 mg.
How To Take The Acamprol 333 Mg (Acamprosate)?
Acamprol 333 mg dose should be taken at a fixed time as directed by your doctor. You should swallow the tablet as a whole with water. Do not try to chew and crush it. It is always better to take it with food.
For How Long Should You Continue Using Acamprol 333 Mg (Acamprosate)?
You are always advised to take Acamprol 333 mg as prescribed by your doctor. Do not start/stop using this medicine yourself. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Do not take it in a smaller or larger amount or for longer than recommended.
You should contact your doctor immediately in case of overdose.
You should try to take every dose of Acamprol 333 mg at a fixed time. A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. You can skip the dose if it is the time for the next dose.
What Are The Side Effects Of The Acamprol 333 Mg (Acamprosate)?
You should seek medical attention if you are feeling this way:
- Impaired Thoughts
- Severe Anxiety or Depression
- Mood or Behavior Changes
- Swelling in the Hands and Feet
- Pounding Heartbeats
- Thoughts about Suicide
- Common Side Effects are:
- Itching and Sweating
- Pain and Weakness
- Dry Mouth
- Sleep Problems
- Loss of Appetite
What Are The Common Drug Interactions?
Few medicines, Vitamins or Herbal Supplements may interact with drugs to produce some adverse effects or cause your drug not to work properly. You should always tell your doctor if you are on other medication. Acamprol 333 mg may have interaction with diseased conditions of:
Warning And Precaution
Acamprol 333 mg is contraindicated in conditions like:
- Intake with Alcohol
- Kidney and Liver Disease
- Always consult your doctor to get the best possible treatment
Things To Remember
- Keep out of reach of children
- Always read the information written on the leaflet of medicine.
- You must contact your doctor whenever you are feeling depressed and restless during this medicine course.
- Always consult your doctor if you have any doubt regarding the dose, time and strength of the Tablet.
Acamprol 333 mg should be taken as prescribed by your doctor and only when you really want to quit alcohol because there is no effect of the medicine if you continue drinking while taking this medicine.
Store the Acamprol 333 mg at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the strip of the tablets should be intact and tablets are not damaged.