Effects of Low Dose Naltrexone in Fibromyalgia: Resource links provided by NLM:. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Feb;65(2 529-38. doi: 10.1002/art.37734. Responsible Party).The study, which appears online in. Pain Medicine, was a small, preliminary project to see if low-dose naltrexone showed promise. It did, so Younger and.
Blood tests showed naltrexone levels above 1 ng/ml for the duration of 6 months. Two patients died, neither of whom had received an implant. CONCLUSIONS : Naltrexone implant treatment safely and significantly reduces opioid use in a motivated population of patients.