Nova Scotia Health Authority. Aberdeen Hospital. Pharmacy Services.
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Acamprosate is a medication used to help manage alcohol dependence. It works best for people who would like to stop drinking alcohol completely, not just drink it less. This pamphlet explains how to take this medication, how well acamprosate works, whether acamprosate interacts with any other medications, what will happen if you drink alcohol while taking acamprosate, and how long you will need to take this medication. Possible side effects are included.