Nalcon 50mg (Naltrexone) Tablet is effectively used in the treatment for opioid addiction and dependence and alcohol addiction so basically its an Anti Addiction Medicine. It functions by blocking the euphoric feelings (which is the feeling of high when an opioid or alcohol is consumed). This naturally reduces the addiction and craving and helps you stay away from Opioids or Alcohol.
Nalcon 50mg (Naltrexone) Tablet can be taken with or without food as it does not cause issues like acidity even if taken on an empty stomach. One should take it regularly at a fixed time every day to enjoy the maximum benefit of the medicine.
Using of Nalcon 50mg (Naltrexone) Tablet may cause side effects such as tardyness, dissyness, tiredness, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, joint pain and or diarrhea. We recommend you not to drive or operate any machinery after taking the medicine as you may feel dizzy or tired and this could lead to serious or fatal accidents.
Risks Of Opioid Dependence
Opioids which are sometimes also called as narcotics, are types of drugs which give you euphoric feeling. These drugs include strong prescription medicines such as pain killers, like oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl, and tramadol. The illegal drug Heroin is also an opioid. Some opioids are made by using the opium plant, and others opioids are synthetic (man-made).
Dependence is caused due to excessive use of:
1. Opioid to reduce pain after a major accidental injury, surgery or pain caused due to wound
2. Medication used to relieve chronic pain in various parts of the body
Signs and Symptoms
Opioids can cause side effects such as:
- Joint Pain
- Insomnia (Difficulty In Sleeping)
- Muscle Pain
- Abdominal Pain
Complications and When Should You See a Doctor
Other risks of using prescription opioids include:
1. There are very high chances of dependence and addiction
2. Opioid abuse can include taking an overdose or taking someone else’s medicine for getting high or taking it in a different way than you are supposed to (snorting) or taking the medicine only to get high.
3. Women abusing opioids during pregnancy can lead to serious complications like babies being addicted and going through withdrawal, known as neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) or even cause fatality or abortions.