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Acamprosate, a stimulant of central inhibitory GABA neurotransmision and an antagonist of excitatory amino acids, is used in alcohol withdrawal and for the maintenance of abstinence. After identification of several cases of treatment discontinuation during alcohol abstinence because of acamprosate-induced adverse drug reactions (ADRs), a retrospective study(More)
Indirect standardisation or the standardised rate method, consists of a comparison of the number of observed and expected cases. This method could be applied in the field of pharmacovigilance in order to investigate the potential relationship between drug exposure and the occurrence of an adverse event. It consists of the calculation of an expected number(More)
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