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User Reviews & Ratings - Vivitrol IM


Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Vivitrol IM.

Overall User Ratings

30 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

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Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
9/27/2013 8:26:13 PM

Reviewer: dostigres, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Before my Gastric Bypass 10 yrs ago. I was sooo big there was no amount of alcohol that could lay me out. I was almost 400 lbs so Booze was never a problem for me, as I was a food addict, not an alcoholic. Since then after losing 150lbs I became a nightly blackout crazed drunk. My addiction unwittingly "transferred" to alcohol, my life became a wasteland as I tried to self-medicate my in ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
6/21/2013 4:12:05 PM

Reviewer: Rogue, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
If an alcoholic ever wished for a "magic pill" to get rid of drinking, this is 99.9% it (in injection form). I've taken it once a month for 7 months and despite wanting to drink and drinking every hour of every day, I've been sober for 7 months and counting. This medication does two things for me. It takes away the craving & need to drink and, if I DO succumb and start to dri ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
9/26/2012 1:30:33 PM

Reviewer: warren, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i feel tired and sleepy, have loss of appetite

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
8/27/2012 9:16:46 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Drank almost every day. Cant/dont want to drink anything when I take this shot.

Condition: Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
8/22/2012 2:03:42 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
shot works great.Wonder Drug!!!!been a month, cravings are rare and disappear quickly. tried to drink to see what would happen. It tasted weird, I felt weird and poured it out. don't know yet if insurance will pay for it but it is a life saver. Do be careful when anesthetics are used by Dr, or Dentist. Make sure they know you are on the drug.My face went numb once from an injection in my hip. ... Show Full Comment

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