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Naltrexone

Anyone on naltrexone ?

I just got prescribed it and it’s my second night sober now…still early but I didn’t crave it at all tonight

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Anybody?

I’m prescribed it for alcohol cravings

I haven’t been on it, but I’ve heard good things about it.

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I’m not taking it (I’m the family member of a loved one with sz) but I’ve heard good things about it. Mostly heard about low-dose naltrexone.

http://lowdosenaltrexone.org

According to Dr. Julian Whitaker:
"When you take LDN at bedtime, it attaches to opioid receptors in the brain and in all types of immune cells, which temporarily blocks endorphins from attaching to them. This signals your body to increase endorphin production. The increased endorphin production helps orchestrate the activity of stem cells, macrophages, natural killer cells, T and B cells and other immune cells.

It also prevents immune system overactivity, which is the crux of autoimmune disorders, and blunts the release of inflammatory and neurotoxic chemicals in the brain."

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It really is a great drug…I’m 11 days sober now and it’s been easy. 11 days is the longest time I’ve ever gone out patient sober and when I lived in a sober house for 8 months it was hell every day even the first 11 and the last 11. I don’t feel like a prisoner anymore. Praise naltrexone!!!

My anxiety depression crazy thinking and concentration has improved. I even watch porn less…

I could’ve NEVER gone 11 days sober without naltrexone, I’m that bad of an addict , and it’s been effortless.

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Ps no side effects and inexpensive

Why isn’t this used more :confused:

Yep I was on it several years ago for alcohol cravings. Hard to say what effect it had, though I did pull together 8 months of sobriety…so maybe it does work.

Naltrexone is a drug for alcoholics and opiate addicts. However the mental mental health patients only use about a tenth of a standard dose eg 4.5 mg instead of 50 mg. I am a physician (MD) in Ireland and my patients have been adding one LDN in addition to standard drugs. . One lady, 20 years doing little, after 3 years in college has got a degree and has a job. It is the first case I have seen in 20 years but it has brought joy to me as to her.It takes weeks to start to work but it is worth trying it. My aim is to reduce admisision to hospital and have a decent life.I have far less people in hospital in recent years.I often compare mental illness to one person is an inch above the water and the other person is an inch under the water. The LDN gets it above right. Ask your doctor before you do any change. Best wishes from Dublin. Edmond

I Was on naltrexone 8 years ago and before that Antabuse. I got so dizzy that I had to quit it. So I decide to drink me to the death. Seroquel had just been used added to my mix of meds. I drank 9 golden beers that evening without ever being drunk because of the mix. Today I only drink 3 beers every 3 month because alcohol now has no effect on me from anymore.

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