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Naltima 50Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Naltrexone
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 12, 2019

This medication belongs to the opioid or narcotic class of drugs. It is used in patients suffering from addiction of narcotic drugs. Precisely, this medicine is an opiate antagonist. It affects the brains to stop feeling the effects of opioids which include induced happiness, extreme relaxation and other misleading emotions.

The tablet is also effective in treating alcohol addiction when combined with a series of treatment procedures. It should be taken along with antacids to prevent any gastrointestinal effect. The dosage is determined based on how the patient responds to the therapy and after monitoring on a regular basis.

Side effects may include nausea, vomiting, indigestion, abdominal cramps, weakness of joints, malaise, dizziness, drowsiness, palpitations, fluctuating blood pressure, mood fluctuations, anxiety, agitation, visual hallucinations, etc.

  • Alcoholism

  • Drug Dependence

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Use of this medicine may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine should be avoided by pregnant women unless suggested by the doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Please consult your doctor before taking this medication if you are breastfeeding a baby.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Should not drive or use machines
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Naltima 50Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult a doctor in case of overdose.

The medication counters the effect of narcotic drugs by competing for the same opioid receptor sites.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Patients suffering from liver or kidney disease should exercise caution.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Consumption of alcohol should be limited.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    The drug interacts with leflunomide, hydrocodone, droperidol, codeine and clarithromycin.

Ques: What is Naltima 50mg tablet?

Ans: Naltima 50Mg belongs to the opioid or narcotic class of drugs. It contains Naltrexone as an active ingredient.

Ques: What are the uses of Naltima 50mg tablet?

Ans: Naltima Tablet is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like chronic alcoholism, opioid dependence and acute alcoholism.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Naltima 50mg tablet?

Ans: Possible side-effects include irritability, affective disorders, abnormally rapid heart rate, increased sweating or perspiration.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Naltima 50mg tablet?

Ans: Naltima 50Mg should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Naltima 50Mg Tablet?

Ans: it should not be used if you have acute hepatitis and hypersensitivity.

Ques: Is Naltima 50Mg Tablet safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women, unless absolutely necessary.

Ques: Will Naltima 50Mg Tablet be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose can lead to increased chances of side effects.
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About Naltima 50Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Naltima 50Mg Tablet
What are the contraindications of Naltima 50Mg Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Naltima 50Mg Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Naltima 50Mg Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Naltima 50Mg Tablet ?
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