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  • Tab. Naltima-50mg

Tab. Naltima-50mg

Requires Prescription
strip of 10 tablets
Generic Name: Naltrexone
25 Ratings
Rs. 1122.1

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Information about Tab. Naltima-50mg

Naltima Tablet contains Naltrexone as the active ingredient which is an opioid antagonist. It works by blocking the euphoric feelings (highs) that you may experience after taking opiates and alcohol. This reduces craving and helps you remain off of them.

Naltrexone is a pure opiate antagonist and has little or no agonist activity. The mechanism of action of naltrexone in alcoholism is not understood, however, involvement of the endogenous opioid system is suggested by preclinical data. Naltrexone is thought to act as a competitive antagonist at µ, k and d receptors in the CNS, with the highest affintiy for the µ receptor. Naltrexone competitively binds to such receptors and may block the effects of endogenous opioids. This leads to the antagonization of most of the subjective and objective effects of opiates, including respiratory depression, miosis, euphoria and drug craving. The major metabolite of naltrexone, 6-ß-naltrexol, is also an opiate antagonist and may contribute to the antagonistic activity of the drug.

INGREDIENTS:

Naltrexone

Benifits:

Naltima Tablet is used in the treatment of opioid dependence and alcohol dependence.

Direction to Use

  • Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.
  • Naltima Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
  • Do not consume opioid (opioid free) for a minimum of 7-10 days before starting the therapy. Your doctor may perform naloxone challenge test (a diagnosis for chronic opiate abuse) before starting the treatment with Naltima.

Side Effects

Common Side Effects of Naltima are Injection site redness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Cold symptoms, Toothache, Increased liver enzymes.

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