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acamprosate

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noun acam·pro·sate \ ə-ˈkam-prə-ˌsāt \
variants: or acamprosate calcium

medical Definition of acamprosate

:a drug C10H20N2O8S2Ca that is taken orally as a tablet to maintain abstinence from alcohol during the treatment of alcohol dependence
  • Acamprosate works well only if patients stop drinking before treatment.
  • —Temma EhrenfeldNewsweek13 June 2005

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