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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.

Drug Name : Naltrexone

Naltrexone(Revia) generic is an opioid antagonist, prescribed for management of alcoholism and addiction to opioid drugs. Naltrexone is prescribed either alone or with other medications. It blocks the receptors in the brain in order to terminate the action of opioids.
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