Revia or Oral Naltrexone

Bill CarrickMedication

Naltrexone Naltrexone is a medication approved for treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders. SAMHSA publishes a guide to assist clinicians in prescribing medications approved for alcohol disorders. Here are a number of excerpts from the chapter on oral Naltrexone. I will comment throughout this blog. What is Oral Naltrexone? Naltrexone hydrochloride is a relatively pure and long-lasting opioid antagonist. It has been used to treat opioid dependence for many years and has been approved to treat alcohol use disorders (AUDs) since 1994. It reduces both the rewarding effects of alcohol and craving for it. (Tip 49) I have witnessed this medication … Read More