ACAMPROSATE CALCIUM (Acamprosate Calcium) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name

ACAMPROSATE CALCIUM

What is the Trade Name for ACAMPROSATE CALCIUM

Acamprosate Calcium

What is the Indication for ACAMPROSATE CALCIUM

  • 1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE Acamprosate calcium delayed-release tablets are indicated for the maintenance of abstinence from alcohol in patients with alcohol dependence who are abstinent at treatment initiation. Treatment with acamprosate calcium delayed-release tablets should be part of a comprehensive management program that includes psychosocial support. The efficacy of acamprosate calcium delayed-release tablets in promoting abstinence has not been demonstrated in subjects who have not undergone detoxification and not achieved alcohol abstinence prior to beginning acamprosate calcium delayed-release tablets treatment. The efficacy of acamprosate calcium delayed-release tablets in promoting abstinence from alcohol in polysubstance abusers has not been adequately assessed. Acamprosate calcium delayed-release tablets are indicated for the maintenance of abstinence from alcohol in patients with alcohol dependence who are abstinent at treatment initiation ( 1 , 14 ). Treatment with acamprosate calcium delayed-release tablets should be part of a comprehensive management program that includes psychosocial support ( 1 ).

 

 

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