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Can a person be on campral and still drink if in moderation?

Can a person be on campral and still drink if in moderation?

Nope: Check out the Campral website, it clearly states not recommended and will not work. Campral is intented to be used along with other forms of support for people seeking abstinence. If someone is trying to be abstinent and has a relapse or "slip" they should discuss this with their doctor, however the medication is not meant to make a moderate drinker out of a problem drinker, absolutely not! ...Read more

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How long after drinking can you begin taking campral?

How long after drinking can you begin taking campral?

TEnter an answer sum: Campral may be started immediately. It is used to stop drinking alcohol. If that is not your goal, do not take it. This must be done under your doctor's direction. ...Read more

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What are the effects if you were to drink alcohol while taking campral?

What are the effects if you were to drink alcohol while taking campral?

Nothing: If you drink alcohol when you take campral, you do not have side effects. It's not like Antabuse (disulfiram) [you feel sick if you drink and take Antabuse (disulfiram) at the same time]. Campral helps you when you are withdrawing from alcohol: feeling anxious, trouble sleeping, sweating. What kind of support do you have? Congrats on making important changes in your life! ...Read more

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How long after you stop drinking alcohol can you begin campral?

How long after you stop drinking alcohol can you begin campral?

Campral : Can be started after stopping alcohol intake and it does not help with withdrawal symptoms while going through early detoxification. ...Read more

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What is drinking in moderation? Do you still get to feel the buzz?

What is drinking in moderation? Do you still get to feel the buzz?

Its drinking....: drinking in moderation is still drinking.... light the lights being on or off.... or being pregnant or not..... alcohol is known to impair judgement, lead to potential birth defects, can cause head and neck cancer (more so synergistically when combined with smoking/tobacco) ...Read more

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What are some tips or tricks to drink in moderation?

What are some tips or tricks to drink in moderation?

There's n App 4 that: There are some great iphone apps that can help you calculate your bac. Try 1-2 drinks over a 3-4 hr duration. Many people miss the enjoyable part of drinking (buzz) and go overboard into intoxication. The key is to take is slow. Avoid shots and drinks that are mixed for you. Beware in social situations. We tend to sip when other people do, so have some water in btw drinks. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits to drinking in moderation?

What are the health benefits to drinking in moderation?

Many: Only medical benefits from alcohol are 2oz of red wine daily to increase HDL. There might be others I don't know of. Benefits of drinking in moderation, are avoiding all the negative consequences of drinking in excess: decreases judgement, affairs, domestic violence, crimes, drink & drive, liver disease, alcoholism, dementia, neuropathy, vitamin deficiencies, birth defects, etc.. ...Read more