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Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
5/27/2014 11:22:12 PM

Reviewer: nikki, 35-44 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 have been in AA for over a year and had multiple relapses. I received this drug from a dr. at the hospital after a horrible binge. I just couldn't stop but since taking Naltrexone it has been like night and day. I have not had a drink in 5 months so far and I do not even have any cravings or thoughts of drinking. I still go to AA a few times a week because I feel like I need to remember how ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
4/23/2014 6:07:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been struggling to get my drinking under control. Dr. prescribed Naltrexone and I tried taking it after I first detoxed, but stopped because I wasn't having terrible cravings to begin with and the drug made me feel terrible - nauseous and weird, light headed and spacey. I stopped and enjoyed almost 3 months of sobriety. Then I fell off the wagon and couldn't get back on withou ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
4/10/2014 4:28:23 PM

Reviewer: sdmf62, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This medication has cut my cravings to drink after 30+ years of abuse and several previous spin-dries at detoxes. The only complaint I would have is I really have no appetite and have lost almost 30 pounds in 3 months. Thats concerning, because I went from 165 to 133. Using this drug in conunction with couseling seems to really help. My brain is confused after all of the alcohol has been remov ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
2/12/2014 11:00:25 AM

Reviewer: Diana, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I believe that this has contributed to my high blood pressure which I did not have before taking this drug. I like being able to drink without feeling "drunk," so to that that extent, it is a good drug.

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
10/31/2013 1:09:44 PM

Reviewer: wobler, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Within half an hour of having an implant I craved alcohol, which I did not drink - this is my third implant and have been battling this disease for years - The longest which I have gone without alcohol is 3 months

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