Drugs Channel
Topics & Medications
Quicklinks
Related Channels

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.)
 
5 Easy Tips to Manage Visitors During Cancer Treatment
Referring Pages:
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.