Acamprosate for Alcohol Abuse and Dependence
Why It Is Used
Acamprosate was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat Reference alcohol dependence Opens New Window in people who have quit drinking. This medicine is used to reduce cravings for alcohol, and it might help with anxiety and other problems caused by withdrawal. It can be used along with some other medicines.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: January 18, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction