Naltrexone is a prescription medication endorsed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat alcohol use disorder (AUD). The brand name for this Medication is Vivitrol.
Naltrexone was first made in 1965 and was endorsed for clinical use in the United States in 1984. The FDA has affirmed naltrexone for the treatment of alcohol reliance. Naltrexone is also approved for AUD in Canada.
The overall benefits of Naltrexone in respect to alcoholism has been reported as moderate. It tends to make individuals drink alcohol less often and in smaller amounts, but it does not seem to be very effective at stopping alcohol use completely. In some studies, individuals using Naltrexone had an average of 25-30% fewer drinking days compared to those that were given a placebo.
As a whole Naltrexone:
- Reduces alcohol cravings
- Decrease the effects of alcohol on neural pathways
FOR ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE
- Naltrexone is prescribed to be taken once a day
- Oral dosage for adults: 50mg a day
- Intramuscular: 380 mg every 4 weeks
- Average Therapy: 12 weeks
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