naltrexone (oral) (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (ReVia)?
Take the medication as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and wait until your next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (ReVia)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
What should I avoid while using naltrexone oral (ReVia)?
Naltrexone oral can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
Do not use narcotic drugs or alcohol while taking naltrexone oral. Never try to overcome the effects of the medication by taking large doses of narcotic drugs or alcohol. Doing so could result in dangerous effects, including coma and death. Ask your doctor before using any prescription or over-the-counter medicine to treat a cold, cough, diarrhea, or pain while taking naltrexone oral. These medicines may contain narcotics or alcohol.
What other drugs will affect naltrexone oral (ReVia)?
The pain-relieving effects of any narcotic pain medications you use will be blocked if you use them during your treatment with naltrexone oral. Harmful side effects could also occur.
Before using naltrexone, tell your doctor if you use any of the following drugs:
This list it not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with naltrexone oral. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about naltrexone.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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