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Drug Name:

REVIA Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Naltrexone HCl 50mg; scored tabs.

Company:
Teva Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for REVIA:

Adjunct in treatment of alcohol or narcotic dependence.

Adult:

Confirm 7–10 day opioid-free period, if questionable do Narcan challenge test (see literature). ≥18yrs: Alcoholism: 50mg daily. Narcotic dependence: Initially 25mg, if no withdrawal symptoms increase to 50mg daily; alternative dosing schedules: see literature.

Children:

<18yrs: not recommended.

Contraindications:

Concomitant opioids, current opioid dependence, or acute opioid withdrawal. Failed Narcan challenge test or (+) urine screen for opioids. Acute hepatitis. Liver failure.

Warnings/Precautions:

Liver disease. Monitor liver function. Warn patients of danger of attempting to overcome opiate blockade. Severe renal dysfunction. Possible acute abstinence syndrome. Depression. Suicidal ideation. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Thioridazine increases sedation. Antagonizes opioids (eg, antitussives, antidiarrheals, analgesics). Disulfiram.

Pharmacological Class:

Opioid antagonist.

Adverse Reactions:

Hepatotoxicity, withdrawal reactions; others, see literature.

How Supplied:

Tabs—30, 100

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