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Does naltrexone cancel out the real effectiveness of ativan (lorazepam)?
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David Miller
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Probably not
Naltrexone interferes with the actions of opiates and opioids.
Ativan is a benzodiazepine (similar to valium), which is inhibited by flumazenil (clonazepam). Naltrexone and benzos are sometimes used together in treating various sorts of drug addictions.

In brief: Probably not
Naltrexone interferes with the actions of opiates and opioids.
Ativan is a benzodiazepine (similar to valium), which is inhibited by flumazenil (clonazepam). Naltrexone and benzos are sometimes used together in treating various sorts of drug addictions.
David Miller
David Miller
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It should not
Naltrexone blocks opiod receptors, whereas Ativan (lorazepam) works on GABA receptors, that are different from the opiod ones.

In brief: It should not
Naltrexone blocks opiod receptors, whereas Ativan (lorazepam) works on GABA receptors, that are different from the opiod ones.
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