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

  • 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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    • Pill
    • Dispersable tablet
    • Liquid
    • Powder for solution
  • 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.

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    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Sublingual film
    • Dissolving tablet

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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    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill

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