Side effect(s) of Naltrexone

Read the side effects of Naltrexone as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Most Common- Constipation, fatigue, abdominal, joint and muscle pain.

Respiratory - Nasal congestion, itching, runny nose, sneezing, sore throat, excess phlegm, sinus trouble, heavy breathing, hoarseness, cough and shortness of breath.

Heart - Nosebleeds, inflammation of veins, swelling, increased blood pressure, nonspecific ECG changes, palpitations, and fast heart rate.

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, ulcer, excessive gas trouble and piles.

Musculoskeletal - Excess pain in the shoulders, legs or knee region, tremors and twitching.

Genitourinary - Increased urination frequency and decreased sexual interest.

Skin - Oily skin, rashes, itching, pimples, athlete’s foot, cold sores and hair loss.

Central Nervous System - Headache, dizziness, nervousness, fearful thought, fatigue, restlessness, drowsiness, confusion, depression, disorientation, hallucinations, nightmares and suicidal thoughts.

Eye and ENT - Blurred vision, burning, light sensitivity, ears “clogged”, aching and ringing in the ear

Miscellaneous - Increased appetite, weight loss, weight gain, yawning, fever, dry mouth, head pounding, swollen glands and cold feet.



Other Precautions : * During reversal of this drug, if patient requires opioid painkillers, then the amount of opioid must be increased than the usual dose.
* Monitor for injection-site reactions and bleeding disorders.
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