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Cancer and Naltrexone

Although naltrexone (Revia®) is approved for use in treating people who want to stop using alcohol and opioid medications, there are also some possible off-label (unapproved) reasons to use this drug. Clinical studies have indicated that low doses of naltrexone may be beneficial in treating the following conditions:
These studies, however, have been mainly limited to animal studies, anecdotal case reports, or small human studies. At this time, there is not adequate evidence from large, well-controlled human studies to support the clinical use of low-dose naltrexone.
(Click Low-Dose Naltrexone for more information on using naltrexone for cancer treatment and other possible off-label uses. This article examines the research that has been done on this topic and the possible benefits it may have.)
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