I keep reading you should quit drinking before you start campral but how long should you be without alcohol before starting?
How long should you be without alcohol before you start campral?
Question posted by Alardh on 29 Nov 2013
Last updated on 7 December 2013
Hi, I was started on Campral the first day of my detox. This is normal practice for the facility i used. So it is OK to still have alcohol in your system when you take your first one. It isn't really advisable to continue drinking while taking this medication, best to be used in place of...
Its not case of having your last drink how many hours before. Campral is supposed to be started after detox has happened, that kind of quite drinking. Here is what the literature says Treatment with Campral should be initiated as soon as possible after the period of alcohol withdrawal, when the patient has achieved abstinence, and should be maintained if the patient relapses. Campral should be used as part of a comprehensive psychosocial treatment program.
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