Dopesick

Dopesick

by

Beth Macy

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Naltrexone Term Analysis

Naltrexone is the generic name for a drug used in MAT to treat recovering addicts.
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Naltrexone Term Timeline in Dopesick

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Chapter 6
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...to 60 percent for those who also get medical treatment, such as with methadone or naltrexone.) When Colton dies in 2012, there are still 130 opioid-addicted Americans out there for every... (full context)
Chapter 10
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...opioid addiction was discovered early, but regulatory agencies continued to restrict its use. Buprenorphine and naltrexone were part of a new generation of MAT that were formulated in an attempt to... (full context)
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...to sign out of. One of Tess’s friends, Jordan “Joey” Gilbert, talks about success with naltrexone, before switching to buprenorphine because of naltrexone’s high cost. (full context)