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Naltrexone microspheres medication

A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Wow, : Wow, this is a tough question. Naltrexone is an opiate antagonists used to decrease cravings for alcohol and opiods in people who abuse them. Obsessiv... Read More
Dr. James Rotchford
Addiction Medicine 41 years experience
Experimental: Since i haven't heard of this treatment i would assume it is experimental. Most compulsive disorders wax and wane and are not entirely cured but mana... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Sure, start with your doc who has been treating you as he or she has your medical records and can have a thorough discussion with you about goals. Suc... Read More
Dr. Frank Amico Sr
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Antabuse and Naltrexone work differently to control excessive drinking. Both require you to be detoxified from alcohol You must be off alcohol for at ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 45 years experience
Revia (naltrexone) Ingredients:: Active: Naltrexone. Inactive Ingredients SILICON DIOXIDE CROSPOVIDONE HYPROMELLOSE 2910 (3 MPA.S) HYPROMELLOSE 2910 (6 MPA.S) LACTOSE MON... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Porn addiction: I commend you for your desire to decrease Porn addiction. These medications are not used to treat Porn addiction. Let Wise Man within you ask: •How lo... Read More
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Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
NALTREXONE: Naltrexone can be very effective for treating alcohol addiction in combination with psychotherapy and AA.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Only if you are: opioid dependent, in which case it will put you into severe withdrawal starting within 10-15 minutes of taking the pill. If you are not on opioids, i... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Lane
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Not likely: The Naltrexone blocks or occupies opiate receptor sites so it tends to render those drugs 'ineffective'. Because of it's high affinity for those sites... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Alcohol Dependence: I commend you for overcoming your Alcohol Dependence ,and being sober for 2 years. Naltrexone has helped prevent Alcohol relapse. Alcohol relapse als... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Writer
Psychiatry 16 years experience
The person could die: 'overdosing' on any substance (or alcohol) can potentially kill a person. This includes heroin. Naltrexone, prescribed for opiate and alcohol dependen... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
Addiction Medicine 31 years experience
Not really: Officially, you can find a long list of side effects from Naltrexone and i will not say that there are no side effects. From the practical standpoint,... Read More

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