There’s help for you or your loved one with opioid dependence.
- A need for an increased amount of opioids to relieve pain or get high
- Feeling physical or mental withdrawal after stopping opioid use
- Unsuccessful attempts to cut down or control use
- Great deal of time spent trying to get more opioids, use opioids or recover from their effects
Not every dependent person will have all of these signs or symptoms, but if you think you or a loved one may be dependent on opioids, consult a healthcare professional.
Opioid dependence is a chronic condition, and remaining opioid-free is a challenge. Relapse can happen even after detoxification. Relapse does not mean failure.
- Once-monthly injection
- Non-addictive — VIVITROL doesn’t lead to physical dependence
- To help prevent relapse to opioid dependence after detox
- To treat alcohol dependence. You should stop drinking before starting VIVITROL
- Before starting VIVITROL, you must be opioid-free for a minimum of 7-14 days to avoid sudden opioid withdrawal
- Do not take VIVITROL if you have any symptoms of opioid withdrawal
- VIVITROL must be used with other drug or alcohol recovery programs such as counseling
- VIVITROL may not work for everyone and has not been studied in children
Talk with your doctor to see if VIVITROL might be the right treatment option for you or your loved one. If you don't have a doctor, find one in your area.
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 doctor. See Prescribing Information and Medication Guide.