What is Revia?

Naltrexone (INN, BAN, USAN) is an opioid antagonist used primarily in the management of alcohol dependence and opioid dependence. It is marketed in generic form as its hydrochloride salt, naltrexone hydrochloride, and marketed under the trade names Revia and Depade. In some countries including the United States, a once-monthly extended-release injectable formulation is marketed under the trade name Vivitrol. Also in the United States, Methylnaltrexone Bromide, a closely related drug, is marketed as Relistor, for the treatment of opioid induced constipation.

Naltrexone should not be confused with naloxone nor nalorphine, which are used in emergency cases of opioid overdose.

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hi i drink around 1 bottle of wine a day and enjoy it ,but find it very hard to miss a few days a week ,i have a tablet called revia but am not...

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Addiction to liquor cure is usually done with the help of de-addiction therapy. Therapy includes...

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I am trying to quit alcohol, but not succeeding. 2-3 weeks off, 2-3 days on. Vicious cycle. I give in to cravings, get overcome with guilt and...

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Naltrexone (Revia) is a standard, safe, and effective medication...

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My doctor just prescribed me Revia to help me with a drinking problem. He said I could drink while being on it, which I would rather not do....

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You are safe to take a nap and Revia is given to treat alcohol addiction

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