Acamprosate, Campral®

Brand name

  • Campral®

Drug Class

  • GABA Agonist
  • Glutamate antagonist


  • Tablet: 333 mg


  • Treatment of alcohol dependence
  • Reduces craving for alcohol

Adverse Effects

  • Lightheaded
  • Sleepy
  • Headache
  • Blurred eyesight
  • Change in thinking clearly
  • Belly pain
  • Stomach upset
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Nervousness


This document is prepared by the “Mental Health for All” team. This document is provided for information purposes only and does not necessarily represent endorsement by or an official position of the Essentials of Medicine. Advice on the treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a physician who has examined that patient or is familiar with that patient’s medical history.

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