Campral is the first new medication approved for the treatment of alcohol dependence, or alcoholism, as it is commonly referred to, in a decade. Campral can be taken with many other medications, including medications for anxiety, depression, and sleep disorders. It is not addictive. Campral passes into breast milk and may affect a nursing infant. Do not take Campral without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. Campral is a medication that help overcoming alcoholism in combination with counseling or support groups once they have stopped drinking. For help with the actual process of quitting, treatment may still be required. Sometimes treatment works best in a remote place other than where the addict normally resides. Campral is thought to restore the normal brain balance, which has been disturbed in someone who is alcohol dependent. For some patients, such as those with kidney disease, the standard dose may be adjusted by a physician. Because Campral tablets are time-release, they should be swallowed whole and never crushed, cut or chewed. Treatment with campral should be initiated as soon as possible after the period of alcohol withdrawal, when the patient has achieved abstinence, and should be maintained if the patient relapses.
Side Effects of Campral
The following side effects of Campral may includes:
Warning and precautions before taking Campral
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