WATCH BEN'S STORY: FIGHTING OPIOID DEPENDENCE

Ben B. has experienced the struggles of opioid dependence. Watch as he takes us through the ups and downs of his recovery journey.

Patient stories reflect personal experiences. Individual experiences may vary.

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Treating Opioid Dependence

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TREATING OPIOID
DEPENDENCE

See how VIVITROL can help prevent relapse to opioid dependence, when used with counseling and following opioid detoxification.

Learn More About VIVITROL

VIVITROL is not right for everyone. There are significant risks from VIVITROL treatment, including risk of opioid overdose, severe reaction at the injection site and sudden opioid withdrawal.
See Important Safety Information below. Discuss all benefits and risks with a healthcare provider. See Prescribing Information and Medication Guide.


References:

  1. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Key substance use and mental health indicators in the United States: results from the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. HHS Publication No. SMA 18-5068, NSDUH Series H-53 https://www.campusdrugprevention.gov/sites/default/files/files/2017%20NSDUH%20Findings.pdf. Published September 2018. Accessed March 14, 2019.
  2. VIVITROL [prescribing information] Waltham, MA: Alkermes, Inc; rev September 2019.
  3. Krupitsky E, Nunes EV, Ling W, Illeperuma A, Gastfriend DR, Silverman BL. Injectable extended-release naltrexone for opioid dependence: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre randomised trial. Lancet. 2011;377(9776):1506-1513.

Terms and Conditions

*Eligibility for Alkermes-Sponsored Co-pay Savings. This offer is only available to patients 18 years or older, with a prescription consistent with the Prescribing Information and the patient is not enrolled in, or covered by, any local, state, federal or other government program that pays for any portion of medication costs, including but not limited to Medicare, including Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plans; Medicaid, including Medicaid Managed Care and Alternative Benefit Plans under the Affordable Care Act; Medigap; VA; DOD; TRICARE; or a residential correctional program.
Additional Terms of Use: This offer is not conditioned on any past, present, or future purchase, including refills. Alkermes reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this offer, program eligibility, and requirements at any time without notice. This offer is limited to one per patient, may not be used with any other offer, is not transferable and may not be sold, purchased or traded, or offered for sale, purchase or trade. Void where prohibited by law. Program Administrator or its designee will have the right upon reasonable prior written notice, during normal business hours, and subject to applicable law, to audit compliance with this program.