Our staff of highly trained psychiatric nurse practitioners is experienced in providing treatment for substance abuse.
We are committed to your needs and will discuss how VIVITROL can help you as part of your recovery program.
At All Care Wellness Institute, our trained professionals will help you on your road to recovery from alcohol or opioid dependence.
VIVITROL is a prescription injectable medicine that may help you in your alcohol or drug recovery program.
The dedicated professionals at All Care Wellness Institute will provide you with effective treatment for substance abuse.
Contact us to learn more about VIVITROL and to begin treating your addiction today.
Deciding to commit to treatment for alcohol or opioid dependence is not an easy choice, but realizing that it has to be done is the first step in the recovery process.
Visiting a health care provider once a month, or every 4 weeks, for an injection of VIVITROL
Attending a counseling program run by a social worker, psychotherapist, or addiction counselor
Receiving support from a loved one, friend, family member, or sponsor who can help you adjust to life without dependence on alcohol or opioid drugs
VIVITROL is a prescription injectable medicine used:
You should not take VIVITROL if you:
VIVITROL (naltrexone for extended-release suspension) is a prescription injectable medicine used to treat alcohol dependence, and to prevent relapse to opioid dependence, after opioid detoxification.
To help prevent relapse to opioid dependence, after opioid detox
To treat alcohol dependence (alcoholism)
To be effective, VIVITROL must be used with recovery programs, such as counseling. VIVITROL effectiveness and safety was shown in a clinical study that lasted six months.
If you take opioids or opioid-containing medication, such as prescription pain medications or street drugs, you must stop these for 7-10 days before starting VIVITROL.
Be sure to tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
Tell your doctor especially if you take any medicines for pain, cough or colds, or diarrhea that have opioids in them. Be sure to read and understand about VIVITROL before starting treatment.
You should stop drinking before starting VIVITROL.
VIVITROL may not work for everyone. VIVITROL has not been studied in children under the age of 18 years.
Are using or have a physical dependence on opioid-containing medicines or opioid street drugs
Have opioid withdrawal symptoms
Are allergic to VIVITROL or any of the ingredients in the liquid used to mix VIVITROL (diluent)
Have taken opioid-containing medicines or opioid street drugs during the 7-10 days before you start taking VIVITROL