Generic Name - Naltrexone
Category - Opioid (narcotic) abuse therapy adjunct
Generic for Revia* is indicated to help you to remain free of your dependence on opiate drugs (narcotics) or alcohol. Naltrexone (Generic for Revia*) works by blocking the "high" that these substances can give you. Naltrexone therapy is combined with counseling and support groups.
Generic for Revia* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Revia* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Revia* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
If you are still using opiate drugs (narcotics) or alcohol
Liver disease, including hepatitis
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Revia*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Certain medicines for mental problems and psychotic disturbances
Certain medicines for pain
Generic for Revia* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericRevia*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Revia* for ALCOHOLISM is 50 milligrams once a day.
Generic for Revia* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Revia* side Effects include blurred vision or other eye problems, confusion, difficult or frequent passing of urine, difficulty in awaking from sleep, earache, ringing in the ears and fast or pounding heartbeat (palpitations).
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Revia*.
Generic for Revia* and Pregnancy
The effects of Generic for Revia* during pregnancy have not been adequately studie. If you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant, tell your doctor immediately.
Generic for Revia* and Breastfeeding
Generic for Revia* may appear in breast milk. If this medication is essential to your health, your doctor may tell you to discontinue breastfeeding until your treatment with Generic for Revia* is finished.
Generic for Revia* and Pediatric
Generic for Revia* has been tested only in adult patients and there is no specific information about its use in patients up to 18 years of age.
Generic for Revia* and Geriatric
There is no specific information comparing the use of Generic for Revia* in the elderly with use in other age groups.
The above information about Generic for Revia* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.