The FDA has not established the safety of naltrexone implants. Please discuss with a licensed physician the potential complications of a naltrexone implant.
Why is the elimination of cravings important?
The freedom from the physical cravings for alcohol and drugs is critical. By removing the intrusive compulsion to drink or use, patients can refocus on their life, their relationships, their family, and the long term psychosocial-behavioral aspect of the recovery. It is of particular importance during the first six months of recovery.