Category Archives: Anticraving Medications

1 Comment on Anticraving Medication Approved

Campral (acamprosate calcium) is one of the drugs that is currently approved for anticraving or anti-relapse treatment in alcohol dependence. Acamprosate calcium helps normalize brain activity, especially in the glutamate and GABA neurotransmitter systems, and diminishes alcohol cravings. Acamprosate calcium reduces physical distress and emotional discomfort people usually experience when they stop drinking alcohol.

Unlike Antabuse (disulfiram), people ca...

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1 Comment on A is for Adherence

Medication nonadherence is a major public health problem that has been called an “invisible epidemic.” Noncompliant behavior may be one of the most significant challenges faced by healthcare providers that can result in serious consequences for their patients.

It is startling how many patients either do not take the full dosage of medications or take their medication incorrectly...

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6 Comments on LDN: Beyond Autoimmune Barriers

Although once discouraged by the medical community, taking a low dose of naltrexone is taking on a new wave of followers. So why are the more recent “off-label” applications of LDN’s use in treating various disorders creating quite a stir? The main three uses that seem to be catching most attention are as a treatment for Multiple Sclerosis, Crohn’s disease and Fibromyalgia.
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