FAQs ABOUT ACAMPROL 333MG
Can ACAMPROL 333MG cause diarrhoea?
Yes. Diarrhoea is a common side effect of ACAMPROL 333MG. Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Do not consume any medicine on your own without consulting your doctor. If you experience persistent diarrhoea, consult your doctor.
Can ACAMPROL 333MG cause erectile dysfunction?
Yes. ACAMPROL 333MG may make it difficult for you to get an erection or orgasm. Consult your physician if you are unable to get an erection or experience any related symptoms.
Can I drink alcohol while taking ACAMPROL 333MG?
No. Do not drink alcohol during the treatment with ACAMPROL 333MG. Doing so may make your treatment less effective which may result in treatment failure and leads to increased risk of consuming alcohol again.
Can ACAMPROL 333MG be used during pregnancy?
ACAMPROL 333MG is not recommended for use in pregnancy. So, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you are pregnant, or planning to get pregnant, before taking ACAMPROL 333MG.
How long should I keep taking ACAMPROL 333MG?
It is recommended that you keep taking ACAMPROL 333MG for one year. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition. Do not stop taking the medicine unless your doctor advice you to stop.
What ACAMPROL 333MG is used for?
ACAMPROL 333MG helps people who are alcohol dependent to abstain from drinking alcoholic drinks which is used in combination with counselling to prevent you from consuming alcohol, which is not a cure for alcoholism, but rather will help you maintain abstinence.
How ACAMPROL 333MG works?
ACAMPROL 333MG decreases alcohol cravings and urges by activating Gamma Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) receptors (chemical messengers that block specific signals) in brain that results in controlling urges in people to drink and help to discontinue the alcohol use.
What are the side effects of ACAMPROL 333MG?
The most common side effects of taking ACAMPROL 333MG are diarrhoea, stomach pain, gas, nausea, vomiting, itchy skin rash, decreased sexual desire, impotence, and or frigidity (abnormal sexual indifference). Inform your doctor if any of these symptoms get worse.
Is ACAMPROL 333MG an antidepressant?
No, ACAMPROL 333MG does not exhibit anti-convulsant, anti-depressant, or anti-anxiety activity since it has less observable central nervous system (CNS) activity outside of its effects on alcohol dependence.
What happens if you suddenly stop taking ACAMPROL 333MG?
Do not stop taking ACAMPROL 333MG on your own since the medicine might cause some side effects which may result in complications. Consult your doctor for advice before stopping the treatment with ACAMPROL 333MG.