What Are The Uses Of Naltrexone?
Naltrexone is an opiate antagonist used to prevent opiate effects such as the feeling of well-being, pain relief by blocking the activity of opioids. It is also used to treat alcohol dependence and opioid dependence.
What Are The Side Effects Of Naltrexone?
Some common side effects that may occur due to the intake of naltrexone are:
- Anxiety, nausea
- Trouble sleeping, headache
- Tiredness, dizziness
- Restlessness, runny nose
- Muscle aches, bone/joint pain
- Abdominal cramps
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Naltrexone?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Hypersensitivity towards the naltrexone or any other allergies.
- Recent use of opioids (less than 14 days)
- Liver disease
- Kidney disease