acamprosate

noun

acam·​pro·​sate ə-ˈkam-prə-ˌsāt How to pronounce acamprosate (audio)
variants or acamprosate calcium
: 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

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“Acamprosate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acamprosate. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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