What is Vivitrol?

Vivitrol is an injectable medication that is used to treat opiate addiction. An oral version is available as the generic naltrexone, and may also be known as ReVia.

TREATMENT METHODS: VIVITROL

As one of the newest medications available for the treatment of both opiate and alcohol addiction, Vivitrol blocks other opioids from acting on the receptors in the brain and can also help ease drug cravings. The following information describes Vivitrol and its use in opiate treatment.

  • WHAT IS OPIOID DEPENDENCE?
  • WHAT IS VIVITROL?
  • WHAT IS AN OPIOID ANTAGONIST?
  • HOW EFFECTIVE IS VIVITROL TREATMENT?
  • HOW DOES VIVITROL WORK?
  • IS VIVITROL ADDICTIVE?
  • HOW LONG DOES TREATMENT TAKE?
  • WHAT WILL VIVITROL TREATMENT BE LIKE?