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Vivitrol is a prescription injectable medicine that has been proven to:
Treat alcohol dependence.
Prevent relapse to opioid dependence after a previous opioid detox.
You should not receive Vivitrol Treatment if you:
• Are allergic to naltrexone or any of its ingredients.
• Are using or have a physical dependence on (prescribed or street) medicines that contain opioids.
• Are going through an opioid withdrawal or showing withdrawal symptoms such as: nausea and/or vomiting, muscle aches or twitches, hot or cold flashes, insomnia, fever, sweating, teary eyes, goosebumps, anxiety, runny nose, diarrhea, or stomach cramps.
To be effective, treatment with Vivitrol must be used with other alcohol or drug recovery programs like therapy or counseling. Vivitrol may not work for everyone so if you are struggling with drug or opioid addiction, we welcome you to visit us for a free consultation to see if this treatment is right for you.
What you should know before getting this treatment:
Vivitrol is injected by one of our healthcare professionals.
It is given into a muscle in your buttocks using a special needle.
This medicine is given once a month.
What can I expect from treatment?The Monoclonal Antibodies Treatment is administered at our infusion center and is given through IV Infusion. The whole process takes about 1-3 hours.
Can monoclonal antibody treatment make me sick?Antibody treatments do not contain any live virus, so there is no risk you will get COVID-19 from mAb treatment. However, the antibody treatment may have side effects like: Allergic reactions, brief pain, bleeding, bruising of the skin, soreness, swelling.
Who is this treatment for?This treatment is helpful to people with a high risk of severe disease progression from Covid-19.
What if I do not qualify for monoclonal antibody treatment?We may decide you do not qualify for the Monoclonal Antibodies Treatment for several reasons. If you have any questions or want to find alternative solutions we recommend contacting our facility or request an appointment.