opioid or alcohol

There’s help for you or your loved one with opioid or alcohol dependence.

ABOUT VIVITROL® (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension):

  • Once-monthly injection
  • Non-addictive


  • 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
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Please see complete indications, contraindications, and additional Important Safety Information below.

Talk with your healthcare provider to see if VIVITROL might be the right treatment option for you or your loved one. If you don't have a healthcare provider, 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 healthcare provider. See Prescribing Information and Medication Guide.

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Learn how the VIVITROL® Co-pay Savings Program may assist eligible* patients with out-of-pocket expenses for their VIVITROL prescriptions.


*Eligibility for Alkermes-Sponsored Co-pay Assistance: Offer valid only for prescriptions for FDA-approved indications. You must be at least 18 years old. If you are purchasing your VIVITROL prescriptions with benefits from Medicare, including Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plans; Medicaid, including Medicaid Managed Care or Alternative Benefit Plans (“ABPs”) under the Affordable Care Act; Medigap; Veterans Administration (“VA”); Department of Defense (“DoD”); TriCare®; or any similar state funded programs such as medical or pharmaceutical assistance programs, you are not eligible for this offer. Void where prohibited by law, taxed or restricted. Alkermes, Inc. reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend these offers without notice.