Drug: Vivitrol

NALTREXONE (nal TREX one) is used to treat certain types of drug dependence.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • dark urine
  • depressed mood
  • general ill feeling or flu-like symptoms
  • injection site problems: blisters, dark scab, hard area, lumps, intense pain, open wound, or large area of swelling
  • light-colored stools
  • right upper belly pain
  • suicidal thoughts or other mood changes
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
  • vomiting
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • irritation, sting, or redness where injected right after injection
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea
  • tiredness

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • dark urine
  • depressed mood
  • general ill feeling or flu-like symptoms
  • injection site problems: blisters, dark scab, hard area, lumps, intense pain, open wound, or large area of swelling
  • light-colored stools
  • right upper belly pain
  • suicidal thoughts or other mood changes
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
  • vomiting
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • irritation, sting, or redness where injected right after injection
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea
  • tiredness

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • bleeding problem like hemophilia
  • if you frequently drink alcohol containing drinks
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • low platelet count
  • take medicines that treat or prevent blood clots
  • take narcotic medicines for pain or addiction
  • use illegal or street drugs
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to naltrexone, other medicines, carboxymethylcellulose, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

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