Naltrexone Pharmacology Podcast – Episode 307

In this podcast episode, I discuss naltrexone pharmacology, adverse effects, drug interactions, and much more.

Naltrexone is an opioid antagonist and can blunt the effects of opioid agonists. Because of this, the medication can be used to manage opioid use disorder.

Hepatotoxicity is a concern of naltrexone and because of this, it is recommended to monitor LFTs.

There is an injectable, long-acting formulation of naltrexone that can be used for opioid and alcohol use disorder treatment.

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