Naltrexone, sold under the brand names ReVia and Vivitrol, among others, is a medication principally used to manage alcohol or opioid use disorder;
When the use of drugs and alcohol ends, the addiction withdrawals begin. They will have cravings that endure even with the knowledge of the adverse effects. Medical detox is critical in ensuring the withdrawal is manageable and reaches completion as well as that it does not become dangerous and life-threatening. Complete the detox first before taking Vivitrol.