Disease Information for Acamprosate (Campral) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bulla/bullous rash
Vesicobullous rashes
Loss of libido,male
Sexual dysfunction
Loss of libido,women
Increased libido
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Gastritis.
Drug induced Gastroenteritis
Drug rash/Drug induced rash
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-addiction medication (example)
DRUG/CNS Glutamate agonist
DRUG/GABA/CNS agonist effect
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Acamprosate (Campral) administration, Brand name/Campral EC (Acamprosate), Synonym/Acetylhomotaurinae calcium (Acamprosate)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 333 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose Extended time release/XT/SA (example)
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
-Pharmacology/Renal excretion/not metabolized
Definition

Anti-alcoholism drug used for years in Europe but not FDA approved as of early 2004; oral preparation (333 mgm); mitigates against alcohol craving as GABA receptor antagonist or modulator (homotaurine is antimetabolite of GABA); apparently safe drug exceted by kidneys not metabolized by liver;causes gastroenteritis like syndrome, pruritis, rash, bullous rash, and sexual dysfunction with increased or decreased libido

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