Naltrexone is an opioid antagonist that works by blocking opioid receptors in the brain stimulated and cancels the effects of heroin and other opioids. Can maintain abstinence when the person can not reach the well on the drug.
It is used to help those addicted to alcohol or heroin to stay “clean”. Naltrexone is used after people have stopped drinking.
It works by blocking the effect of stopping the drug or alcohol withdrawal given the lack.
No person desire to stop using heroin, but can reduce the malaise of withdrawal data in some people. You can become physically dependent on Naltrexone and no effect of euphoria.
Naltrexone treatment depends on each person’s situation, including the employment of the person in abstinence, the support that the benefits and treatment encompassing and comprehensive advice.
Daily doses are recommended for that person to form a routine and maintain constant blood levels Natrexona. Administration should be supervised by a physician or pharmacist, but if well informed, administration can be monitored and a family member.
To start a program of management of the Naltrexone should be taken into account:
– The person has not eaten all heroin or other opioids in the last 7 to 10 days or 10 days methadone, naltrexone administration before starting, otherwise there is risk of experiencing an acute condition worse;
– Have analyzed the health, for example, hepatitis can be excluded from treatment with Naltrexone person;
– Need to know if a woman is pregnant or alapteza because deoacamdata Naltrexone has not been determined if adverse effects on pregnancy or breastfeeding;
– People who are highly motivated to quit the drug and who support family or friends can benefit more from treatment effects.
Attention ! Naltrexone in combination with other drugs causing death!