Naltrexone is an opioid receptor antagonist used primarily in the management of alcohol dependence and opioid dependence. Naltrexone is also in use as an "off-label" experimental cancer treatment, for multiple sclerosis, HIV/AIDs, and other immune-system diseases. Although fully controlled human trials have not been carried out, in-vitro and animal experiments suggest potential benefits for cancer patients. ...

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... NALTREXONE (Depade®, ReVia®) helps you to remain free of your dependence on opiate drugs (narcotics) or alcohol. Naltrexone works by blocking the "high" that these substances can give you. Naltrexone therapy is combined with counseling and support groups. You can only use naltrexone after an initial detoxification period. If you take naltrexone while you are still taking opiate drugs, you can induce withdrawal symptoms. Generic naltrexone tablets are available. ...
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Naltrexone Systematic (IUPAC) name 17-(cyclopropylmethyl)-4,5α-e ...
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