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Naltrexone

Also known as Vivitrol


Naltrexone is an opioid receptor antagonist used primarily in the management of alcohol dependence and opioid dependence. It is marketed in generic form as its hydrochloride salt, naltrexone hydrochloride, and marketed under the trade names Revia and Depade. In some countries including the United States, a once-monthly extended-release injectable formulation is marketed under the trade name Vivitrol. Also in the US, Methylnaltrexone Bromide, a closely related drug, is marketed as Relistor, for the treatment of opioid induced constipation.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $95.38 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed naltrexone to treat alcohol abuse, depression, bipolar disorder, and drug abuse (opioids).

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take naltrexone if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions


What side effects are related?

Patients taking naltrexone most commonly experience side effects like connective tissue disorder.

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