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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Nalmefene (Overview)

Nalmefene is a drug that decreases narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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Can the drug nalmefene be used to treat gamblers?

Can the  drug nalmefene be used to treat gamblers?

Possibly: Nalmefene (AKA Nalmetren, Selincro & Revex) is an opioid receptor antagonist that is used in tx of alcohol dependence & has been studied with gambling & shopping addictions. It has not been sold in the US since 2008. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
3 doctors shared insights

Nalmefene (Overview)

Nalmefene is a drug that decreases narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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Can the drug nalmefene be used to treat gamblers?

Possibly: Nalmefene (AKA Nalmetren, Selincro & Revex) is an opioid receptor antagonist that is used in tx of alcohol dependence & has been studied with gambling & shopping addictions. It has not been sold in the US since 2008. ...Read more

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Is there a drug called nalmefene to treat gamblers?

Nalmefene: Nalmefene (AKA Nalmetren, Selincro & Revex) is an opioid receptor antagonist that is used in tx of alcohol dependence & has been studied with gambling & shopping addictions. It has not been sold in the US since 2008. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What is fat?

What is fat?

Stored energy: Fats chemically are organic hydrocarbons chains.They are highly energy dense[fats have a high concentration of carbon energy by weight]fats can be liquid[oil] or solid[eg lard] at room temperature.In man fat is stored primarily in cells called adipocites which are distributed below the skin and in organs. Fat cells have many metabolic effects but their primary metabolic effect is energy storage. ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Am i dying ?

I don't know: I don't know, john. Technically, every person who is alive will die someday, yes. But unless you have been diagnosed with some untreatable illness, then no, you are not actively dying. If this is something you worry about a lot, mention it to one of your parents, a close adult friend, or a school counselor. A lot of people have these kinds of worries and you can get help to not worry so much. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Revex (Definition)

Revex is a drug that decreases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more