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Acamprosate
Acamprosate
Synonyms
Brand names
IUPAC name

IUPAC name
3-acetamidopropane-1-sulfonic acid
ChemSpider

64300

DrugBank

DB00659

PubChem

71158

PDB fields

N/A

Formula

C5H11NO4S

InChI
InChI
1S/C5H11NO4S/c1-5(7)6-3-2-4-11(8,9)10/h2-4H2,1H3,(H,6,7)(H,8,9,10)
InChIKey
InChIKey
AFCGFAGUEYAMAO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES
SMILES
CC(=O)NCCCS(O)(=O)=O
(Jmol 3D structure)
Mol. mass

181.21 g/mol

Acamprosate (brand name: Campral) is an amino acid derivative with partial agonist activity at the NMDA receptors that is used in the treatment of alcohol dependence.[1] Its most common side effects are fairly mild and include: reduced libido, rash and diarrhoea (source: AMH), it has a half-life of 20-30 hours and is administered orally.[1]

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Reference listEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Mason, BJ; Heyser, CJ (March 2010). "Acamprosate: a prototypic neuromodulator in the treatment of alcohol dependence.". CNS & Neurological Disorders Drug Targets 9 (1): 23–32. PMC 2853976. PMID 20201812. doi:10.2174/187152710790966641. 

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