Nervous system disorders

Opioid dependence

Top Medications for Opioid dependence according to our users

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All Medications for Opioid dependence

  • Pain reliever > Opioid

    • Methadone
      Prescription only

      Methadose (Methadone) works well for moderate to severe pain especially nerve-related and complex pain and is effective for maintenance opioid addiction treatment. You need to be careful with dosing.

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      • Dispersable tablet
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  • Pain reliever > Opioid partial agonist

  • Pain reliever > Opioid antagonist

Opioid antagonist

  • Naltrexone
    Prescription only

    Vivitrol (Naltrexone) is good for treating opioid and alcohol dependence. It needs to be used as directed and can't be used with alcohol or opioid pain medications.

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Medication side effects for Opioid dependence

These are some of the most common side effects from clinical trials for headache.

  • naltrexone: 7%
  • Suboxone: 36%
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At this end, no one is expected to have headache

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At this end, almost everyone is expected to have headache

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