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Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
4/26/2015 8:22:05 PM

Reviewer: Courteney, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After two trips to detox within a month, I finally gave these a try after five years of heavy drinking (1/2 gallon of vodka at first, down to controlling about 6-10 drinks a day). Worked instantly. I took 25 mg on empty stomach, 115 lbs, female. Became dizzy, disoriented; ate a small meal, the dizziness, disorientation muted. Took 25 mg more a few hours later and did not experience same effects. H ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
3/23/2015 3:10:04 PM

Reviewer: drfeelgood, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
the first time i tried it a few yrs ago it seemed to work just ok...now i'm trying again, but i have ZERO appetite when using it, and i'm thin as it is

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
2/7/2015 4:13:57 PM

Reviewer: Always Stoned and Drunk, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I'm a highly functional drunk. Most nights it's from 10-12 beers or equivalent in wine or hard liquor plus I would smoke weed while I drank. Then some nights I just get really drunk and stoned. I would need to drink a 6 pack at night even after a bad hangover that left me couch ridden all day just to get to sleep. Very seldom has drinking stopped me from doing what I needed to get done. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
1/25/2015 5:30:10 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was drinking up to half a handle a day of vodka over the course of ten years. I had tried quitting four times and only got as far as two weeks. Once Naltrexone was prescribed my desire for alcohol vanished. I had I decreased appetite, began eating larger portioned meals (when I did eat) yet still lost weight. I'm currently on day 85 of sobriety, the longest I've gone without alcohol in m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
10/18/2014 7:58:41 PM

Reviewer: Cheeto, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is day 5 for me. My 1st day I took 50 mg and ended up with so much nausea, dizziness was shaky & confused and just felt hugely drugged that I could not drink at all. 2nd day I took another 50 mg and after an hour drank a bottle of wine.Woke up at 3AM with huge anxiety, very stressed and tense.I see others took less in the beginning so the 3rd and 4th night I took 12.5 mg and have mostly n ... Show Full Comment

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