Inpharma Weekly

, Volume 1061, Issue 1, pp 13–13 | Cite as

Naltrexone & acamprosate: 2 alternatives for treating alcoholism

  • Robert Short
Newsletter Article


The beneficial effects of naltrexone and acamprosate in patients with alcohol dependence have been shown in studies presented at the 9th Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology [ Amsterdam, The Netherlands; September 1996 ]. Higher rates of abstinence and lower overall levels of alcohol consumption are the benefits that have been seen when patients are treated with one of these drugs.


Placebo Recipient Alcohol Dependence Naltrexone Glutamyl Acamprosate 
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