food interaction for NODICT
alcohol interaction for NODICT
pregnancy interaction for NODICT
lactation interaction for NODICT
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.
SALT INFORMATION FOR NODICT
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES FOR NODICT
Expert advice FOR NODICT
- 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.
Frequently asked questions FOR NODICT
Q. Can you take naltrexone forever?
No, naltrexone must be taken as long as prescribed by your doctor
Q. Can you take naltrexone with Xanax (alprazolam)?
Caution has to be exercised when naltrexone 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
Q. Does naltrexone make you high/ sleepy?
No, naltrexone does not make you high but, may rarely make you sleepy
Q. Does naltrexone help with pain/ for weight loss?
Naltrexone has no known effects on pain and is not indicated for weight loss
Q. Does naltrexone help with opiate cravings?
Yes, naltrexone helps reduce opiate cravings
Q. Does naltrexone test positive for opiates?
No, naltrexone does not test positive for opiates.