Disease Information for Naltrexone (Trexan/Revia) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Hepatic toxicity
Heroin/opiate withdrawal syndrome
Toxic hepatitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Active metabolites
DRUG/Anti-addiction medication (example)
DRUG/Antidote/specific medication (example)
DRUG/Opiod antagonist drug (example)
DRUG/Specialized usage (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Morphinan 6 one 17 (cyclopropylmethyl) 4 5 epoxy 3 14 dihydroxy (5alpha), Naltrexone, Naltrexone (product), Naltrexone (substance), NALTREXONE PREPARATION, Brand name/Embeda (MS and Naltrexone), Brand name/ReVia (Naltrexone), Brand name/Trexan (Naltrexone)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$ Very Expensive
DRUG/Dose 50 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Synthetic opiate-antagonist drug; precipitates withdrawal in narcotic addiction; used in alcohol treatment; active metabolites; oral preparation

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