Experiences with Naltrexone

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Active ingredient: Naltrexone
ATC Code: N07BB04

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Level of Satisfaction 60%

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Effectiveness 50%
Quantity of side effects 15%
Severity of side effects 5%
Ease of use 90%

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11/25/2020 | | 58moderated by Henry
Naltrexone (50MG) for Fibromyalgia (FM or FMS)

I tried naltrexone at a low dose of 4.5 mg dose years ago, and it had no effect on my pain levels. But at a higher dose (I started with 24.5 mg and now take 50 mg) it is extraordinarily effective. I'm thrilled with this result, but I worry about the long-term effects, so I do not plan to take it indefinitely. The side effects - energy, a spacey feeling - I find pleasant. But this also makes...
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9/20/2017 | | 44moderated by Charlotte
Naltrexone (50mg) for alcohol addiction

Only been on this for 3 days and still want a drink hopefully that will pass. Tried Campral last month, that went well for 3 weeks but then the desire came back strong. I just don't think I've found the right one.
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3/27/2017 | | 46moderated by Henry
Naltrexone (50mg) for alcohol addiction

hello. I wanted to start taking naltrexone hydrochloride 50 pch to help me get over my alcohol addition. I read in the patient information leaflet that there are quite a few side effects. some of them I have already had a little bit but I don't want them to get worse. with the consequence that you then have to start taking something else to cope with them. my aim is to be able to cope better wi...
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7/20/2016 | | 25moderated by Susan
Naltrexone (50mg) for drug addiction

Prescribed by Jellinek, addiction doctor. It also helped really well in my struggle against over-eating. Which is also an addiction. I was addicted to amphetamines and if I didn't take any amphetamines, I started binge eating. I've had this since puberty. This medicine combined with cognitive behaviour therapy have given me my life back. It means I don't have continual hunger and food cravings....
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2/3/2016 | | 61moderated by Henry
Naltrexone (50mg) for alcohol addiction

Taking just naltrexone for alcohol addiction is not enough, at the moment not stopped naltrexone, trying it in combination with baclofen to test its effectiveness according to the book by dr ameisen. he called it "baclotrexone"
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