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Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
5/5/2009 11:17:28 PM

Reviewer: yoyoyou, 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
The first day I took my 50mg I thought I had been run over by a truck. I was so tired I couldn't keep my eyes open. I sick too my stomach - barely able to not throw-up. I only take have the dosage now, but I am so pissy, crabby, a bitch on this stuff. I hate it. Does it go away?

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
4/27/2009 2:11:57 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I finally got fed up with my drinking habits and asked my doctor for a prescription for this after doing much research. Was drinking a pack a night during the week and more on the weekends. I've been on this med for 4 days and it is amazing!!! I have no urge to drink and zero side effects. I actually had a beer with lunch the day after I started taking it. It didn't taste as good as usual ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
4/27/2009 7:39:52 AM

Reviewer: CJH-3547, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication causes for undesired side effects than it helps with alcohol abuse. After taking this medication on two seperate occasions, I experienced difficulty sleeping, cold sweats and flush skin. I had this medication prescribed to me out of detox and I stopped using it after seven days, thinking I still had alcohol in my system. Two weeks later, I tried 25mg and had the same side effects. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
4/9/2009 4:43:11 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
4/3/2009 11:04:15 AM

Reviewer: TREVONBACH, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
as a case-a-night drinker, i took half of a naltrexone as prescribed one night during a blackout. the next morning i felt odd, dizzy and as if on laughing gas, but took the last half of the pill. i slept most of the day and woke up only to take another pill that evening. the following day i had no urge or even need to drink. it took a few months to mentally, initially take the med knowing it was g ... Show Full Comment

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