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Home > Clinical question: Can acamprosate (with or without naltrexone) support continued abstinence after detoxification in alcohol‐dependent people?

Cayley, William [The Cochrane Library] . (2014) Clinical question: Can acamprosate (with or without naltrexone) support continued abstinence after detoxification in alcohol‐dependent people? London: Wiley. Cochrane Clinical Answers

URL: https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cca/doi/10.1002/cc...

Randomized controlled trials suggest that acamprosate may be more effective than placebo for reducing return to drinking but may increase diarrhea. Acamprosate and naltrexone seem to be equally effective but naltrexone seems to cause a wider range of adverse effects. Adding naltrexone to acamprosate did not confer additional benefit and increased adverse effects.....


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