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Naltrexone

NALTREXONE helps you to remain free of your dependence on opiate drugs or alcohol. It blocks the 'high' that these substances can give you. This medicine is combined with counseling and support groups. Compare opioid antagonists.
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Which Medications Work the Best to Help Me Stop Drinking?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - August 18, 2016

While interventions like group or individual therapy are effective for alcohol abuse, 70 percent of people relapse after psychosocial treatment alone. There are several medications that can be used to treat alcohol use disorder, leading to reduced heavy drinking and increased days of abstinence. So here are the fab five to get to know:

1. Naltrexone (Vivitrol)

Naltrexone is one of the first line treatments, and you may start it while you are still drinking without the need for a detox program first. See More

Gabapentin: A Successful Treatment for Alcohol Dependence

Dr. Sharon Orrange - March 25, 2014

Relapse remains a prevalent and significant problem in alcoholism, even after long periods of abstinence. Vulnerability to relapse is associated with an intense craving or desire to drink, so if we can help those cravings that’s great, right? Well new studies show that gabapentin, already used for neuropathic pain and seizure disorders, may reduce cravings and thus alcohol consumption in patients with alcohol dependence. See More

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