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Naltrexone is used along with counseling and social support in the treatment of alcohol addiction and for the management of opioid addiction. Naltrexone is used to help avoid the usage of drugs and alcohol, but it will not prevent/ relieve the withdrawal symptoms that may occur after stopping the use of drugs and alcohol. It is thus used as a maintenance therapy for abstinence from alcohol or opioids during addiction withdrawal.
How it works
Naltrexone belongs to a class of medicines called opioid antagonists. Naltrexone decreases the craving for alcohol or opioid by acting on specific opioid receptors in the brain. It reduces the feeling of euphoria previously experienced after taking opioids or large amounts of alcohol.
What is Naltrexone HCl?
Naltrexone HCl oral is a special narcotic medication that arrests the effects of other narcotic substances and alcohol. It is available under different trade names in different nations, some of which are Revia and Naltima (made by Intas Pharmaceuticals India). Naltrexone HCl is prescribed primarily for fighting drug or alcohol addiction in people who have been addicted to alcohol and narcotics but are not taking it at present. It may also be used for other treatments not mentioned above.
Important Information about Naltrexone HCl
Naltrexone HCl (Revia, Naltima) is to be used in combination with professional counseling or monitoring to treat alcohol and narcotic dependence fruitfully. Avoid the consumption of alcohol and narcotic drugs while you are taking Naltrexone HCl medication. Don’t attempt to overcome the effects of this medication by having large amounts of alcohol and narcotic substance. This may result in catastrophic effects and can also cause coma and death. While taking Naltrexone HCl medication, consult your doctor before taking any medication for diarrhea, cold, cough, or pain as these medications may contain narcotic substances.
It may be recommended that Naltrexone HCl be given to you by someone in your family or other caretaker. The reason is to ensure that you are taking anti-addiction medicine properly as prescribed. Naltrexone HCl can lead to side effects that may affect your thinking and reflexes capacity. Be extra careful and alert if you do an activity like driving which requires a high degree of mental awareness.
Try to carry an ID card or some kind of badge which displays that you are using Naltrexone HCl. This will be very important in case of an emergency. Any healthcare provider who treats you must know in advance that you are using this medication.
Before using Naltrexone HCl
Do not take Naltrexone HCl medication (Revia, Naltima) if you are allergic to it, or if you are addicted to narcotics at present, have alcohol and drugs use in the past 7 to 10 days, or have drugs or alcohol withdrawal symptoms.
Let your doctor know beforehand if you have kidney disease, liver disease, or hemophilia (bleeding disorder). Having any of these conditions may put you up for a need to have special medical tests and dose adjustment.
Naltrexone is classified as FDA pregnancy category C drug which means it may be harmful to your unborn baby if you take it while you are pregnant. Let your doctor know about your pregnancy or any plan to become pregnant. It is not known whether Naltrexone HCl can get into breast milk and harm a nursing baby. Let your doctor know if you are breast feeding before using this medication.
How should I take Naltrexone HCl?
You should take Naltrexone HCl medication (Revia, Naltima) strictly as directed by your doctor. Don’t change the dosage under any situation unless or otherwise advised by your doctor otherwise you may experience dangerous effects of this medication. Take this medication regularly as prescribed to get the maximum benefit.
Take Naltrexone HCl tablet with a glassful of water. Taking this medication with food will decrease the chances of stomach upset. Your doctor may advise that someone in your family or other caretaker give you the medication in order to ensure that you are taking Naltrexone HCl medication properly. Always store Naltrexone HCl oral tablets in a cool and dry place, away from any kind of heat and moisture. Ensure that children or pets don’t have access to this medication.
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Naltrexone HCl, take it as soon as you remember. Don’t take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses near to each other can lead to excess medication in your body which can be dangerous.
What if I overdose?
If you take an overdose of Naltrexone HCl and experience any serious conditions, seek emergency medical help or call the Doctor immediately. You may experience symptoms including dizziness, nausea, stomach pain, or seizure.
What should I avoid while taking Naltrexone HCl?
Avoid the consumption of alcohol and narcotic drugs while you are taking Naltrexone HCl medication (Revia, Naltima). Don’t attempt to overcome the effects of this medication by having large amounts of alcohol and narcotic substance. This may result in catastrophic effects and can also cause coma and death. While taking Naltrexone HCl medication, consult your doctor before taking any medication for diarrhea, cold, cough, or pain as these medications may contain narcotic substances. Naltrexone HCl can lead to side effects that may affect your thinking and reflexes capacity. Be extra careful and alert if you do an activity like driving which requires a high degree of mental awareness.
Side Effects of Naltrexone HCl
Get emergency medical attention if you witness some allergic reactions to Naltrexone HCl (Revia, Naltima) like skin hives, breathing difficulty, swelling in face, lips, tongue, or throat. Some other serious side effects of this medication are blurred vision or other vision problems; increased heart rate; mood and behavior changes; hallucinations; confusion; self hurting thoughts; ear pain or ringing in ears; rash or itching in skin; breathing difficulty, wheezing. Stop using Naltrexone HCl and call your doctor immediately for help. Some less serious and more common side effects are weakness, tiredness, insomnia, anxiety, nervousness, restless, irritability, muscle or joint pain, decreased libido, impotence, or difficulty in having an orgasm. These are not all inclusive side effects which you may experience due Naltrexone HCl usage. There may be other side effects. Discuss about the side effects with your doctor.
Naltrexone HCl Dosing Information
Naltrexone HCl dosage will be fixed by your doctor after examining you properly. Dosage depends on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Stick to your doctor’s prescription strictly.
- Do not consume opioid (opioid free) for a minimum of 7-10 days before starting naltrexone therapy. Your doctor may perform naloxone challenge test (a diagnosis for chronic opiate abuse) before starting the treatment with naltrexone.
- Do not consume opioid derivatives while on naltrexone treatment.
- Naltrexone is not recommended in children.
- Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any medications for diarrhea, cough, pain, or disulfiram and thioridazine.
- Do not drive or operate machine as you may feel dizzy or tired.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Frequently asked questions
Q. Is naltrexone safe during pregnancy?
Naltrexone should only be used if the potential benefits justify the potential risk to the baby. Please follow your doctor’s advice regarding its use.
Q. Is it safe to use naltrexone during breastfeeding?
Naltrexone should not be given during breastfeeding. Please follow your doctor’s advice regarding its use.
Q. Can you take naltrexone forever?
No, naltrexone must be taken as long as prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Does naltrexone make you high/ sleepy?
No, naltrexone does not make you high but, may rarely make you sleepy.
Q. Does naltrexone block alcohol?
Yes, naltrexone blocks the action of alcohol and hence can be used to treat alcohol addiction.
Q. Does naltrexone help with pain/ for weight loss?
Naltrexone has no known effects on pain and is not indicated for weight loss.
Q. Does naltrexone help with opiate cravings?
Yes, naltrexone helps reduce opiate cravings.
Q. Does naltrexone test positive for opiates?
No, naltrexone does not test positive for opiates.