naltrexone

Adult
Uses
  • alcohol dependence
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • opioid analgesics, patients in acute opioid withdrawal, acute hepatitis or liver failure
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • anxiety
  • nervousness
  • abdominal pain/cramps
  • nausea and/or vomiting
  • low energy
  • joint and muscle pain
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • constipation
  • increased thirst
  • increased energy
  • feeling down
  • irritability
  • dizziness
  • skin rash
  • delayed ejaculation
  • decreased potency
  • and chills
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
25mg; 50mg once daily
Source of Suggestion
Suggestion from clinicians (Added on August, 2015)