How To Use Naltrexone Implants

Naltrexone can be bought online in oral (slow-release) injections via implant preparations, however only the oral form of Naltrexone has been approved for the use in the United States, though such form is applied more conveniently and its acts for a longer time.

Why To Use Naltrexone Implants?

Naltrexone implant is conducted only in the hospital under treatment room by an experienced surgeon. Introduction Naltrexone performed under local anesthesia, the procedure takes about 10-15 minutes and is painless for the patient. Before Naltrexone implant’s use is conducted with Naloxone. Validity forms of Naltrexone implant depends on the manufacturer of the drug, ranging from 2 to 6 months.


Currently, the most effective way of applying recognized Naltrexone implants with the prolonged form during the drug for a period of from 2 to 6 months. Many patients consciously choose this method of treatment, rather than relying on his strength of will, knowing that craving for drug use will always be stronger.

Naltrexone is synthesized in the US in the early 60s of the twentieth century and soon became used to treat opiate addiction. However, the majority of patients, even those with persistent motivation sobriety find ways not to take a capsule of Naltrexone packs. Thus, treatment is interrupted and Naltrexone can provoke another breakdown. From the outset, the use of Naltrexone can cause the prolonged forms of t Naltrexone.

How To Apply Naltrexone Implant?

Naltrexone implant is especially effective during the procedure ultrafast opioid detoxification for 6 hours. During the procedure, a patient is under anesthesia and Naltrexone implant’s transplantation is started. After awakening from anesthesia, a patient is already under the effect of the drug and continues taking opiate drugs becomes meaningless. This technique is suitable for patients without sustained motivation for giving up drugs.


Naltrexone implant is administered to patients at 12-18 months. During this time, a patient has formed drug-free life skills and Naltrexone implant reduces the probability of failure. Thus, treatment of drug addiction with Naltrexone implant can be held in a daily acceptance of Naltrexone capsules, preferably under strictly controlled relatives or by successive implantations in the clinic, which is more preferable.

However, the most effective treatment for opiate addiction is a combination of Naltrexone implant along with program of psychological rehabilitation. In our clinic, experienced doctors, psychiatrists and drug treatment to each patient individually select the most appropriate method of maintaining sobriety in this period. During inpatient treatment, a healthcare specialist explains to a patient the advantages and disadvantages of each method of treatment.

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