How to use Naltrexone in a sentence
Naltrexone is an opioid antagonist that blocks the effect of opioids in the brain.
Vouchers of the same value were given each time the patient took naltrexone.
There are various ways of using naltrexone - as part of a ' rapid ' detox and as a daily dose to maintain abstinence.
Visit the GP prescribing the naltrexone within the week after discharge from the clinic.
It is recommended that the client has had at least two weeks of oral naltrexone prior to considering an implant.Advertisement
The opioid antagonist naltrexone can be used to help maintain abstinence.
Patients should receive 25 mg naltrexone on day 1 followed by 50 mg daily thereafter for an initial period of 3 months.
Naltrexone is an opioid antagonist that blocks the effect of opioid antagonist that blocks the effect of opioids in the brain.
After waking, the patient is usually placed on another drug (usually naltrexone) for several months after the original detox occurs.
High drop-out rate for use of the drug naltrexone after detox, due to the non-effect it has on former addicts.Advertisement
Because naltrexone blocks the "highs," relapsing drug abusers are at a higher risk for accidental overdose.
Some of the medications drug rehab programs can treat opioid addiction include methodone, LAAM (levo-alpha-acetyl-methadol), naltrexone, naloxone, and buprenorphine.
Naltrexone can also block the effects of morphine, heroin, and other opiates.
Naltrexone's dosage can be arranged to last anywhere from one to three days, depending on the patient.
Unlike methodone and LAAM, naltrexone carries no risk of physical dependence.Advertisement
Other drugs that are given to treat this disorder include buspirone, lithium (Lithobid), naltrexone, paroxetine (Paxil), valproate, and the antipsychotic drug, quetiapine.