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Is there a drug called nalmefene to treat gamblers?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes, but...
Nalmefene hydrochloride, (revex) a long-acting opioid antagonist (meaning it blocks that receptor) has shown promise in treating pathological gambling.
It is not however to the best of my understanding available in United States.

In brief: Yes, but...
Nalmefene hydrochloride, (revex) a long-acting opioid antagonist (meaning it blocks that receptor) has shown promise in treating pathological gambling.
It is not however to the best of my understanding available in United States.
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Dr. Mark Reynolds
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