Naltrexone

Naltrexone

 

 

General English name: Naltrexone

Brand: Adepend, Opizone, Nalorex

Application: Quitting Addiction - Quitting Drug Addiction

 

 

 

 

 

Naltrexone Drug Information

Contraindications to the use of naltrexone

Naltrexone drug interaction

Tips to consider before taking naltrexone

Possible side effects of naltrexone

How to store naltrexone

 

 

 

 

 

 

Naltrexone Drug Information

Medication Information: If you are addicted to drugs or alcohol and have quit now, you will be prescribed naltrexone to stop taking alcohol or drugs. With the help of other drugs, naltrexone can help you reduce your addiction to and stop using drugs.

Naltrexone blocks drug receptors in the brain and nervous system. This means that you will no longer feel the effects of the joy and happiness you used to experience using these substances. Knowing this will help you avoid addictive substances and alcohol. Naltrexone treatment should be under the supervision of a specialist. See your doctor regularly during treatment with naltrexone.

 

Contraindications to the use of naltrexone

  • Pay attention to the expiration date of the medicine and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.
  • Never give the medicine to anyone else, even if you have the same symptoms.
    • Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
  • Check for drug interactions and be sure to tell your doctor what other medications you are taking.

 

Naltrexone drug interaction

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter medicines and herbal products) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Some medications that may interact with naltrexone include cough medicines (eg, dextromethorphan), disulfiram, antidiarrheals (eg, diphenoxylate), narcotics and painkillers (eg, codeine). Hydrocodone, propoxifene), thioridazine.

Naltrexone may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including drug testing) and cause erroneous results. Inform laboratory personnel that you have used this medicine before the test.

 

Tips to consider before taking naltrexone

Some medications are not suitable for people with certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking naltrexone:

• If you have taken any type of drug in the last ten days, such as: a sedative, a cold medicine

• If you have any liver disease or kidney problems.

• If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

• If you are currently taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.

• If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a medicine.

 

Possible side effects of naltrexone

All medications can cause side effects; But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. In case of persistent side effects, the doctor should be informed:

• Headache, muscle aches, feelings of irritability or restlessness, lack of energy, sleep problems, feeling sick, indigestion, abdominal pain

Side effects that occur in only one in ten people:

Diarrhea, constipation, dizziness, thirst, tremors, loss of appetite, tears, skin rash, erectile dysfunction, urinary incontinence and mood swings

 

How to store naltrexone

• Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

• Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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