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Vivitrol To End Alcohol And Drug Dependency!!

Written by DeShawn McQueen on Wednesday, 05 September 2012. Posted in Breaking News, From Professionals

Vivitrol To End Alcohol And Drug Dependency!!

There is a new drug that aids individuals in ending dependence on drugs and alcohol, once and for all.

The name of the drug, available with a medical prescription, is Vivitrol.

Through clinical trials, scientists and medical professionals were able to determine that Vivitrol is effective in successfully battling addiction to alcohol and narcotics, particularly heroin.

Unlike the substance Suboxone, that aids in mitigating the symptoms of withdrawal and facilitates the detoxification process, Vivitrol is an injectable extended released formulation of Naltrexone.

Vivitrol, via Naltrexone, helps individuals quit alcohol and opiates as it blocks opiate receptors in the brain.

After initially approving the Vivitrol solely for alcohol dependency in 2006, the Food and Drug Administration reassessed Vivitrol. In 2010, the Food and Drug Administration approved Vivitrol chemical dependency, specifically opiate dependency.

People who are injected with Vivitrol are unable to get high, as the drug blocks the opiate receptors that result in a high.

What is particularly promising about Vivitrol is that it completely stops all the individual’s cravings for drugs and alcohol.

According to the creators of Vivitrol, the complete ending of cravings was never anticipated. Nevertheless, Vivitrol is effective at completely wiping out the cravings for alcohol and narcotics, which is great news for recovering alcoholics and addicts.

Vivitrol is an incredible advancement in chemical dependency treatment. Vivitrol co-exists well with a treatment regimen to insure that alcohol and drug addiction does not come between you and life, ever again.

Two great facts about the medication are: (1) it is not addictive; and (2) it is not mind or mood altering.

If you or someone you love is struggling to not abuse alcohol or a narcotic, please call us. We can help you.

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DeShawn McQueen

DeShawn McQueen

DeShawn McQueen is a staff writer at Recovery Now Newspaper and, an informative newspaper that serves as a resource for persons of all stages of drug and alcohol treatment, by giving them access to relevant and necessary information so that they may live balanced and substance-free lifestyles. DeShawn graduated from Wayne State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in psychology and premedical sciences. He holds a Juris Doctors degree in law from Valparaiso University School of Law. DeShawn’s writing and research has been published in such academic journals as Behavioral Pharmacology and Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior among others. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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