This is Dr. Weinstock addressing whether or not Low Dose Naltrexone is appropriate for patients
taking psychotropic medications.
Psychotropic medications can range from antidepressants, anti psychotic medications. I am not an
expert in this field however I have had some patients who are on all of these types of medications
and I’ve used Naltrexone without complications. Nonetheless, there is risk of causing a jittery
feeling or anxiety and therefore one needs to get the permission of the psychiatrist in a complicated
I certainly added to all the time for patients who are on tricyclic antidepressants or SSRI’s and have
not seen any issues with these medications.
I have used in patients with autism before and there’s certainly a large body of experience that is in
one of the chapters in the first LDN book so I would direct question/answer area to those sources.
So wish you well in the treatment I would also say that the diverticulum that was mentioned would
not explain iron deficiency unless it was obvious rectal bleeding. Best of luck.