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What is naltrexone XR injection?

Your doctor may prescribe naltrexone XR injection, a narcotic blocker, to treat your alcoholism or drug addiction. Naltrexone XR injection works by preventing the effects of alcohol and narcotics. The brand name of this drug is Vivitrol. You can get this medication only by prescription.

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