Nalcon 50mg Tablet

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Consern Pharma P Ltd

Composition for Nalcon 50mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Nalcon Tablet

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Uses of Nalcon Tablet

Nalcon 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of opioid dependence and alcoholism.
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Side effects of Nalcon Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Weakness, Anxiety, Joint pain, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Nervousness, Muscle pain, Abdominal pain, Restlessness.

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How to use Nalcon Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Nalcon 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Nalcon Tablet works

Naltrexone belongs to a class of medicines called opioid antagonists. Naltrexone decreases the craving for alcohol or opioid by acting on specific opioid receptors in the brain. It reduces the feeling of euphoria previously experienced after taking opioids or large amounts of alcohol..

In Depth Information on Nalcon Tablet

Expert advice for Nalcon Tablet

  • Do not consume opioid (opioid free) for a minimum of 7-10 days before starting naltrexone therapy. Your doctor may perform naloxone challenge test (a diagnosis for chronic opiate abuse) before starting the treatment with naltrexone.
  • Do not consume opioid derivatives while on naltrexone treatment.
  • Naltrexone is not recommended in children.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any medications for diarrhea, cough, pain, or disulfiram and thioridazine.
  • Do not drive or operate machine as you may feel dizzy or tired.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Nalcon 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Nalcon 50mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nalcon 50mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Nalcon 50mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Nalcon 50mg Tablet may make you feel tired or dizzy. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Nalcon 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nalcon 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Naltrexone

No, Nalcon must be taken as long as prescribed by your doctor
Caution has to be exercised when Nalcon is taken with alprazolam and its derivatives
Q. Can you take naltrexone with suboxone (naloxone and buprenorphine)/ Subtex (buprenorphine)?
No, both suboxone and subtext are used in opioid withdrawal. Hence they should not be taken with naltrexone, as an additive effect leading to side effects may occur. Always follow the instructions of the doctor
No, Nalcon does not make you high but, may rarely make you sleepy
Nalcon has no known effects on pain and is not indicated for weight loss
Yes, Nalcon helps reduce opiate cravings
No, Nalcon does not test positive for opiates.
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