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In all reported cases of acute overdosage with Campral (total reported doses of up to 56 grams of acamprosate calcium), the only symptom that could be reasonably associated with Campral was diarrhea. Hypercalcemia has not been reported in cases of acute overdose. A risk of hypercalcemia should be considered in chronic overdosage only. Treatment of overdose should be symptomatic and supportive.
Hypersensitivity to Acamprosate Calcium
Campral is contraindicated in patients who previously have exhibited hypersensitivity to acamprosate calcium or any of its components.
Severe Renal Impairment
Campral is contraindicated in patients with severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance of ≤ 30 mL/min) [see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION), WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS, Use in Specific Populations, and CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY].
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/15/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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