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Naltrexone

Introduction: Naltrexone

Description of Naltrexone

Naltrexone: Derivative of noroxymorphone that is the N-cyclopropylmethyl congener of NALOXONE. It is a narcotic antagonist that is effective orally, longer lasting and more potent than naloxone, and has been proposed for the treatment of heroin addiction. The FDA has approved naltrexone for the treatment of alcohol dependence.
Source: Diseases Database

Naltrexone: synthetic congener of oxymorphone, chemically related to naloxone; a narcotic antagonist that is effective orally, longer lasting and more potent than naloxone, and has been proposed for the treatment of heroin addiction and alcohol dependence.
Source: CRISP

Naltrexone: Derivative of noroxymorphone that is the N-cyclopropylmethyl congener of NALOXONE. It is a narcotic antagonist that is effective orally, longer lasting and more potent than naloxone, and has been proposed for the treatment of heroin addiction. The FDA has approved naltrexone for the treatment of alcohol dependence.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Naltrexone

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Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Naltrexone

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