Home
/
Medications
/
naltrexone

naltrexone

Are you tired of high medication costs? Our service offers unbeatable savings on your naltrexone prescription medication. We provide a range of solutions to help you save up to 100% on your medication costs*. Whether you are insured, uninsured, underinsured, or simply looking to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses, we've got you covered.

Manufactured by various FDA-approved generic manufacturers.

*You can pay as little as $0 per fill using Drug Coupons or Patient Assistance Programs. Subject to applicability & eligibility requirements.

This content is intended for US audiences only

naltrexone cost saving options available to you

  • Qualified

    Rx Advantage Card

    A hand holding a dark-colored prescription savings card with various ID numbers and the label "Rx Advantage." Text below states the card is not insurance and cannot be used for Medicare or Medicaid.

    Save up to 90%

  • Unavailable

    Canadian Prescription Savings

    N/A
    Manufactured by
    N/A
    Powered by
    Prescription Help Logo
    Unavailable
  • Unavailable

    Drug Coupons

    A hand holds a Copay Savings Card that states eligible patients with commercial insurance may pay as little as $0 per tube for Opzelura.
    Unavailable
  • Unavailable

    Patient Assistance Programs

    A picture of a patient assistance application form
    Unavailable
scrollable

How it works

How to Lower Your Drug Costs

  • swoosh
    01
    View programs

    View the savings programs that are available

  • swoosh
    02
    Select program

    Pick the program that is suitable for you

  • swoosh
    03
    Qualify

    If required, complete the online qualification check

  • swoosh
    04
    Start Saving

    Enroll & Start Saving

scrollable

benefits

Why Choose Our Service?

  • black dot icon

    Comprehensive Coverage

    Our service covers a wide range of medications, ensuring you can find savings on almost any prescription.

  • emoji icon

    Easy to Use

    Our website is user-friendly, allowing you to quickly find and apply discounts.

  • check icon

    Trusted by Many

    Thousands of users trust us to help them save on their medication costs every day.

scrollable

Start Saving Today!

Lower the cost of your naltrexone prescription

Join the many satisfied customers who have already benefited from our prescription discount service.

Navin Khosla NowPatientGreen tick
Updated on 24 Apr 2024

naltrexone Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Warnings & Dosing

What dosages is naltrexone available in?

What dosages is naltrexone available in?

naltrexone is available as a 50 mg oral tablet.

What is naltrexone used for?

What is naltrexone used for?

naltrexone is an opioid antagonist that is used to treat:

  • Alcohol use disorder
  • Opioid use disorder
How does naltrexone work?

How does naltrexone work?

naltrexone is an opioid antagonist. It blocks opioid receptors (signaling proteins) in your body and prevents you from feeling the effects of opioid medications and alcohol.

How do I take naltrexone?

How do I take naltrexone?

For Alcohol use disorder: The typical recommended dose is 50 mg by mouth every day for up to 3 months. For Opioid use disorder: The typical starting dose is 25 mg by mouth every day. If you don’t experience signs of withdrawal, your provider might raise the dose to 50 mg every day.

Is it safe for me to take naltrexone?

Is it safe for me to take naltrexone?

naltrexone is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. naltrexone is contraindicated in:

  • Patients receiving opioid analgesics
    Patients currently dependent on opioids, including those currently maintained on opiate agonists (e.g., methadone) or partial agonists (e.g., buprenorphine)
  • Patients in acute opioid withdrawal (see WARNINGS)
  • Any individual who has failed the naloxone challenge test or who has a positive urine screen for opioids
  • Any individual with a history of sensitivity to naltrexone or any other components of this product. It is not known if there is any cross-sensitivity with naloxone or the
    phenanthrene containing opioids
naltrexone Common Side Effects

naltrexone Common Side Effects

Common side effects of naltrexone:

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nervousness
  • Tiredness
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Anxiety
  • Stomach pain or cramps
  • Joint and muscle pain
naltrexone Serious Side Effects

naltrexone Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with naltrexone. Serious Side Effects
Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Suicidal thoughts or actions
  • Liver injury: dark urine, feeling very tired, sudden nausea and vomiting, stomach pain on the upper right side, clay-colored stool, yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes
  • Lung problems (eosinophilic pneumonia): trouble breathing, chest pain, fever, cough
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on naltrexone

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on naltrexone

The following medications may interact with naltrexone:

  • naltrexone antagonizes the effects of opioid-containing medicines, such as cough and cold remedies, antidiarrheal preparations, and opioid analgesics
Who makes naltrexone?

Who makes naltrexone?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is naltrexone safe in pregnancy?

Is naltrexone safe in pregnancy?

It is not known if naltrexone will harm your unborn baby. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking this medication if you are pregnant.

pill

What to do if you missed your naltrexone dose

The FDA's medical product safety reporting program for health professionals, patients and consumers.

Learn more about reporting side effects
dollar sign

Drug Savings Tips

Medical Disclaimer

NowPatient has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that all material is factually accurate, complete, and current. However, the knowledge and experience of a qualified healthcare professional should always be sought after instead of using the information on this page. Before taking any drug, you should always speak to your doctor or another qualified healthcare provider.

The information provided here about medications is subject to change and is not meant to include all uses, precautions, warnings, directions, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or negative effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a particular medication does not imply that the medication or medication combination is appropriate for all patients or for all possible purposes.

FAQ logo

Things to know

Now Patient Data Security

Data Security

Our Commitment to You.

Find out moreNow Patient Data SecurityNow Patient Data Security

What is NowPatient

Online Pharmacy & Telehealth

NowPatient is an online pharmacy & telehealth service that is available in the US and UK. Our service is FREE and packed with useful features that can help you save money on the cost of your medications, access virtual treatments, and provide tools that can help improve your overall health.  Get started today and benefit from medication reminders, private treatment plans, NHS online pharmacy, GP appointment booking, Rx savings card, Drug Coupons, US drug savings programs, health conditions information, Drug Information, genetic testing, home test kits, BMI Risks, Type 2 Diabetes Riskspollen meter, air quality monitor, and lots more!

A laptop screen displays a dashboard with various health metrics and notifications. Widgets include drug coupons, home health testing, genetic risk, diabetes risk, BMI, pollen meter, and air quality.

WHY WE BUILT NOWPATIENT

To improve the lives of everyone by making high-quality care accessible and convenient

We are here to improve lives. Our service gives you access to smart features and resources that can help empower you to take control of your health and improve your health outcomes. All this, in one place, for FREE. We strive to bring a fresh perspective to managing health. NowPatient can be accessed by downloading the App or using your web browser.

Download our app today

A collage showing a map with pharmacies, a questionnaire, medication details, and a person video chatting on a screen.

Can I trust NowPatient

Meet our medical team

We are a passionate group of clinicians and medical writers covering a broad range of specialities with experience operating in health systems in the United Kingdom & United States. Providing excellent care and advice is at the heart of everything we do. You can read more about our medical team by visiting the medical team page or learn more about how we curate content by visiting our editorial process

Your Questions Answered

For your peace of mind, we can answer your questions quickly

We have a comprehensive list of FAQ’s on each feature page. Alternatively, for broader questions around our service just click the button below.
Find your answers