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In clinical trials evaluating the effectiveness of naltrexone, patients who received naltrexone were twice as successful in remaining abstinent and in avoiding relapse as patients who received placebo-an inactive pill. 2.
Also, people who are dependent on opioid drugs, like heroin or morphine must stop their drug use at least 7 days prior to starting naltrexone. 7. What does it feel like to be on naltrexone?
To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. Tell your doctor if you start using drugs or alcohol again. SIDE EFFECTS : Nausea, headache, dizziness, anxiety, tiredness, and trouble sleeping may occur.
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What happens if I overdose? Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at. If you have opioid medicine in your system, an overdose of naltrexone could stimulate opioid withdrawal symptoms. If you use an opioid medicine in the future, you will need to use less than before naltrexone treatment. Using the same amount you used before could lead to overdose or death.
It is not addicting. While it does seem to reduce alcohol craving, it does not interfere with the experience of other types of pleasure. 8. What are the side effects of naltrexone?
Harmful side effects could also occur. Other drugs may interact with naltrexone, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.
You should inform your physician of whatever medication you are currently taking so that possible interactions can be evaluated. Because naltrexone is broken down by the liver, other medications that can affect liver function may affect the dose of naltrexone.
Naltrexone should not be used with pregnant women, individuals with severe liver or kidney damage or with patients who cannot achieve abstinence for at least 5 days prior to initiating medications.
You should not use naltrexone if you are allergic to it, or if: you are having withdrawal symptoms from drug or alcohol addiction; you have used any opioid medicine within the past 10 days (including fentanyl, Vicodin, OxyContin, and many others or you have used.
More frequent testing may be requested depending on the health of your liver prior to beginning treatment. Blood tests are needed to make sure that liver function is adequate prior to taking naltrexone and to evaluate whether naltrexone is having adverse effects on the liver.
Why does naltrexone help for alcoholism? While the precise mechanism of action for naltrexone's effect is unknown, reports from successfully treated patients suggest three kinds of effects. First, naltrexone can reduce craving, which is the urge or desire to drink.
Your pharmacist can provide more information about naltrexone. Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
Findings to date suggest that the effects of naltrexone in helping patients remain abstinent and avoid relapse to alcohol use also occur early. 6. Are there some people who should not take naltrexone?