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Is naltrexone used for treatment of a sex addiction?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Naltrexone is for opioid and also used with alcohol abuse maintenance program.

In brief: No

Naltrexone is for opioid and also used with alcohol abuse maintenance program.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Don't know how wide-

spread this off-label use would be.
Naltrexone has been used off-label to treat compulsive behaviors because it can help to block the release of dopamine. See “Internet sex addiction treated with naltrexone.” REF: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18241634

In brief: Don't know how wide-

spread this off-label use would be.
Naltrexone has been used off-label to treat compulsive behaviors because it can help to block the release of dopamine. See “Internet sex addiction treated with naltrexone.” REF: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18241634
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Ravi Srivastava
Addiction Medicine

In brief: It can be

Theoretically it can be.
I am not aware of any major study done to show that it is effective or not.

In brief: It can be

Theoretically it can be.
I am not aware of any major study done to show that it is effective or not.
Dr. Ravi Srivastava
Dr. Ravi Srivastava
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