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▼Acamprosate for alcohol dependence?
  • Relevant BNF section: 4.10


People dependent on alcohol who undergo detoxification commonly relapse into further drinking, despite rehabilitation measures. Acamprosate (Campral EC-Lipha) was launched in the UK in 1996 to be used, with counselling, in maintaining abstinence after alcohol withdrawal in patients with known dependence. Here we review its effects.

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  • Relevant BNF section: 4.10

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