Nervous system disorders

Opioid dependence

Top Medications for Opioid dependence according to our users

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All Medications for Opioid dependence

  • methadone
    (methadone)
    Prescription only

    Methadose (methadone) is a cheap and effective treatment for severe chronic pain, but has serious risks for fatal overdose and drug dependence.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Dissolving tablet
    • Liquid
  • Suboxone
    (buprenorphine / naloxone)
    Prescription only

    Suboxone (buprenorphine / naloxone) works well to reduce cravings and treat opioid dependence. It's most effective if you have an addiction to heroin or short-acting opioids.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Sublingual film
    • Dissolving tablet
  • Naltrexone
    (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.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill

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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