Brand Names : ReVia
Precautions While Using This Medicine
It is very important that your doctor check your progress at
. Your doctor may want to do certain blood tests to see
if the medicine is causing unwanted effects.
Remember that use of naltrexone is only part of your treatment.
Be sure that you follow all of your doctor's orders, including seeing your
therapist and/or attending support group meetings on a regular basis
Do not try to overcome the effects of naltrexone by
. To do so may
cause coma or death. You may be more sensitive to the effects
of narcotics than you were before beginning naltrexone therapy.
Naltrexone also blocks the useful effects of narcotics.
Always use a non-narcotic medicine to treat pain, diarrhea, or cough
If you have any questions about the proper medicine to use, check with your
health care professional.
Naltrexone will not prevent you from becoming impaired when
you drink alcohol.
Do not take naltrexone in order to
drive or perform other activities while under the influence of alcohol
Never share this medicine with anyone
else, especially someone who is using narcotics
causes withdrawal symptoms in people who are using narcotics.
Tell all medical doctors, dentists, and pharmacists
you go to that you are taking naltrexone
It is recommended that you carry identification stating
that you are taking naltrexone
. Identification cards may be available
from your doctor.