acamprosate

noun
acam·​pro·​sate | \ ə-ˈkam-prə-ˌsāt How to pronounce acamprosate (audio) \
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 Ehrenfeld, Newsweek, 13 June 2005

Comments on acamprosate

What made you want to look up acamprosate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a usually brief trip or an expedition

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!