Medicine Overview of Acmacal Tablet
Uses of Acmacal Tablet
Acmacal 333mg Tablet is used in alcoholism.
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. It is better to take Acmacal 333mg Tablet 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.
Special precautions for Acmacal 333mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Acmacal 333mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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 should be used with caution during lact+more
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Acmacal 333mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Acmacal 333mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Acamprosate calcium is contraindicated in patients with severe renal impairment. Renal Impairment....
Acamprosate calcium is contraindicated in patients with severe renal impairment. Renal Impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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.
Frequently asked questions for Acmacal 333mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for 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.