What exactly is naltrexone? It is a medication frequently prescribed for opioid, heroin, or alcohol dependence. It works by blocking the opioid receptors, as well as endorphins. You may think of endorphins as “feel good” chemicals in our bodies, but they also play an important role in regulating our immune systems , as well as in pain relief. Low doses of naltrexone are currently being studied for a number of conditions , including, but not limited to:
Rye Beach Pharmacy has been compounding low dose naltrexone for a number of years. Our state of the art laboratory is able to make a dosage that is right for you, as determined by your physician. Please speak to one of our knowledgeable compounding pharmacists for more information about this innovative treatment option.