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Naltrexone

"Naltrexone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Derivative of noroxymorphone that is the N-cyclopropylmethyl congener of NALOXONE. It is a narcotic antagonist that is effective orally, longer lasting and more potent than naloxone, and has been proposed for the treatment of heroin addiction. The FDA has approved naltrexone for the treatment of alcohol dependence.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Naltrexone" by people in this website by year, and whether "Naltrexone" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 94 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2002
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