Naltrexone Can Help Save Lives Lost to Drunk Driving

Last Updated on August 14, 2019

Drunk driving kills and injures hundreds of thousands of people every year. This carnage could be stopped if more people knew about naltrexone, an FDA-approved medicine that reduces craving for alcohol.

Drinking and driving has profound, life-changing consequences for drunk drivers, their families, and their communities.

The medical profession has been slow to deliver solutions that help combat alcohol use disorder. This would be understandable if the only drug available were Antabuse™, which produces severe nausea and vomiting after drinking. But the medicine naltrexone has been available for decades and presents few side effects…

Read the whole article on Open4Recovery here.

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