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naltrexone

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Pretty much exactly: like it is spelled. NALL - TREKS - ZONE, with the accent on the second syllable. It's cousin naloxone is pronounced similarly - NALL - OX - ZONE. ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Naltrexone.: You can hear it outloud at https://www.howtopronounce.com/naltrexone * nal-TREX-own

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
Opioid blockade: It blocks your opioid receptors. As a result, the enjoyment from alcohol will decrease, which make some people reconsider the reason for drinking. Rev ... Read More
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Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
NALTREXONE: Naltrexone can be very effective for treating alcohol addiction in combination with psychotherapy and AA.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Naltrexone: Naltrexone is an opioid antagonist. It has to be taken to be effective. It is an adjunct treatment - not a stand alone. Recommend that it be combined ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Cohen
28 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Please see your physician to answer this question! if you are not satisfied with the answer; ask to be weaned off the medication; or go for a second ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Revia (naltrexone): Ones with Depression, Acute liver failure, Pneumonia with elevated Eosinophil blood count, Kidney problems, Opioid use within last 4 hours, Narcotic a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Naltrexone is a synthetic pharamceutical. I know of no "natural" way to produce it, but it is readily available (with a prescription) from pharmacies ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph De Santi
29 years experience Family Medicine
Modify Treatment: Consult with your pain specialist in this situation. Never self adjust medication use without expert guidance. If you "failed" treatment your physic ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
No: Not usually, but everyone is different. And, there are potential side effects to this medication.
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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Naltrexone: You don't ! Why would you ever want to take such a high dose of Naltrexone?

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