Naltrexone XR (Vivitrol)

This podcast will be summarized in the following sections:

(1) Assessment: before initiation of Naltrexone XR

(2) Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale (COWS)

(3) Naltrexone (oral) challenge test

(4) Naloxone (i.m) challenge test

(5) When NOT to prescribe Naltrexone XR: Contraindications.

(1) YouTube

(2) Physician’s Guide for Clinical Psychiatry Course (available for course subscribers only)

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