Naltrexone reduces pain intensity and improves life for those with chronic pain, review suggests (News)

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Naltrexone reduces pain intensity and improves life for those with chronic pain, review suggests

The Pharmaceutical Journal
15 March 2021
https://pharmaceutical-journal.com/article/news/naltrexone-reduces-pain-intensity-and-improves-life-for-those-with-chronic-pain-review-suggests

Researchers reviewed data from eight studies (four case reports, three clinical studies and one randomised controlled trial) and found a reduction in pain intensity and improvement in quality of life for patients treated with low-dose naltrexone for chronic pain. There was also a reduction in opioid use among these patients.

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