Is Acamprosate Calcium compatible with breastfeeding? Do we have alternatives for Acamprosate Calcium?

Acamprosate Calcium

October 27, 2014 (Low Risk)

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On latest update no published data about breastfeeding were found.

Pharmacokinetic data indicates that drug excretion into breast milk in significant amount can occur but oral absorption would be minimal with the possibility of mild side effects.


Very Low Risk

Compatible. Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.

Low Risk

Moderately safe. Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended. Read the Comment.

High Risk

Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully. Use a safer alternative. Read the Comment.

Very High Risk

Not recommended. Cessation of breastfeeding or alternative.


  1. Acamprosate Data Sheet (FDA) 2010 Full text (in our servers)
  2. Acamprosato Ficha técnica 2008 Full text (in our servers)