Active Ingredient(s):Naltrexone FDA Approved: * November 20, 1984 Pharm Company: *DURAMED Category:Alcoholism
Naltrexone, sold under the brand names ReVia and Vivitrol among others, is a medication primarily used to manage alcohol or opioid use disorder by reducing cravings and feelings of euphoria associated with substance use disorder. It has also been found to be effective in the treatment of other addictions and may be used for them off-label. An opioid-dependent person should not receive naltrexone before detoxification. It is taken by mo...
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