A 41-year-old member asked:
Could campral be used by patients who abuse other substances in addition to alcohol?
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Specializes in Addiction Medicine
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No: There is no evidence that acamprosate works for anything other than alcohol abuse. It works to decrease the potential of the brain to make a substance called glutamate, and alcohol abuse is the only known cause of elevating glutamate levels in the brain, so far as i know. There are other medications which may work for other drugs of abuse. If you are having drug problems, talk with your doctor.
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Last updated Mar 26, 2013
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