Acmacal 333mg Tablet


Composition for Acmacal 333mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Acmacal Tablet


Uses of Acmacal Tablet

Acmacal 333mg Tablet is used in alcohol dependence.

Side effects of Acmacal Tablet


Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased libido, Itching, Flatulence, Impotence.


How to use Acmacal Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Acmacal 333mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Acmacal Tablet works

Acmacal 333mg Tablet blocks the chemical which breaks the converted form of alcohol in the body. This leads to an increased level of converted form of alcohol in the body causing bad physical features while drinking alcohol.

In Depth Information on Acmacal Tablet

Expert advice for Acmacal Tablet

  • You should not be drinking at the start and during acamprosate treatment as it will be less effective if you keep drinking.
  • When you suddenly stop drinking, you may experience some unpleasant symptoms known as alcohol withdrawal syndrome. You should take acamprosate as soon as possible after the withdrawal period.
  • Alcoholic patients may suffer from depression and suicidality. Please report your treating doctor in case of any such symptoms. 
  • Consult your doctor before stopping to take acamprosate.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Acmacal Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Acmacal Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Acmacal 333mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Acmacal 333mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Acmacal 333mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Acmacal 333mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acmacal 333mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Acmacal 333mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Acmacal 333mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acmacal 333mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Acmacal 333mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Acamprosate, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Acmacal Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Acamprosate

Acmacal is not addictive when given at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Acmacal is a calcium acetylhomotaurinate and not a narcotic
Acmacal is effective if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Acmacal is a drug and not a placebo
Q. What is acamprosate/What is acamprosate calcium used for?
Acamprosate or acamprosate calcium along with counselling is used as a therapy to maintain the practice of avoiding alcohol drinking again in people who are alcohol dependent
These side effects are rare or uncommon with Acmacal treatment. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience one or more such symptoms and stop taking Acmacal immediately.

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