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Adults who are trying to stop abusing alcohol or opioid medications may benefit from using naltrexone (Revia®). However, this medication is not suitable for everyone, so it's important to review the safety information with your healthcare provider before starting treatment. For example, make sure he or she is aware of any other health conditions you may have, such as liver disease, kidney disease, or depression.
 
Naltrexone comes in the form of a tablet that is taken once a day. Side effects are possible and may include nausea, headaches, and nervousness.
 
(Click Naltrexone for more information on this medication, including safety warnings, how it works, dosing instructions, and more.)
 
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