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Should I get the vivatrol shot?
Been smoking heroin for a little over a year and just spent the past week in detox. About to get out tomorrow and have the option of getting the vivatrol shot. I know I should get it but my mind keeps telling me ill be fine without it. I know I'm just lying to myself and that if I don't get it I most likely will use my first week out. How has vivatrol helped you or saved you. I know I should take the shot but I'm really not ready to quit using.

nothing worked. Vivitrol really helped with my cravings and...
" ...works great. I was addicted to pain killers for. 3 years and nothing worked. Vivitrol really helped with my cravings and... "

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and I was wondering if the vivitrol would help me get off...
" ...am addicted to subs and I was wondering if the vivitrol would help me get off... "

drink alcohol while taking Vivitrol will not get drunk and...
" ...the U.S. FDA has approved Vivitrol only as treatment for alcohol addiction. I don't think ...treating other substance addiction. Vivitrol works by lessening the ...alcohol while taking Vivit... "

addiction, has any one used Vivitrol before and did it help...
" Vivitrol My 21 year old son ...shot of Vivitrol on thursday for Heroin addiction, has any one used Vivitrol before and... "

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I AM HAVING IS ACHING JOINTS AND MUSCLES AND TIREDNESS...
" Vivitrol User Reviews THIS IS MY THIRD (3RD) SHOT AND I HAVENT WANTED A DRINK FOR THREE MONTHS,ONLY PROBLEM I AM HAVING IS ACHING JOINTS AND MUSCLES AND TI... "

your ex-wife been on Vivitrol? It's a new option...
" ...your ex-wife been on Vivitrol? It's a new ...here: http://www.alcoholanswers.org/treatm...-treatment.cfm and here: www.vivitrol.com Let me know... "

dose and weaned off of Methadone and is now on a Vivitrol...
" ...3 months and even at a low dose she was tired and nodding off. Another side effect is sugar ...dose and weaned off of Methadone and is now on a Vivitrol... "

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I've been having bad headaches, anxious, weakness, tiredness...
" ...Vivitrol shot on May 6th. In one week on June 3rd, I will be getting my second? ... shot. Well this week I've been having bad headaches, anxious, weakness, tiredness..Jus... "

bad experience with the Vivitrol shot though. Getting...
" ...on stopping, sorry to read about your bad experience with the Vivitrol shot though. Getting back to the gym will help ...B family? Do you suffer from depression - that in and... "

Patient concerns with Vivitrol

We found 1,639 discussions
Thenextstep
Should I get the vivatrol shot?
Been smoking heroin for a little over a year and just spent the past week in detox. About to get out tomorrow and have the option of getting the vivatrol shot. I know I should get it but my mind keeps telling me ill be fine without it. I know I'm just lying to myself and that if I don't get it I most likely will use my first week out. How has vivatrol helped you or saved you. I know I should take the shot but I'm really not ready to quit using.

nothing worked. Vivitrol really helped with my cravings and...
" ...works great. I was addicted to pain killers for. 3 years and nothing worked. Vivitrol really helped with my cravings and... "

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www.drugs.com
and I was wondering if the vivitrol would help me get off...
" ...am addicted to subs and I was wondering if the vivitrol would help me get off... "

drink alcohol while taking Vivitrol will not get drunk and...
" ...the U.S. FDA has approved Vivitrol only as treatment for alcohol addiction. I don't think ...treating other substance addiction. Vivitrol works by lessening the ...alcohol while taking Vivit... "

addiction, has any one used Vivitrol before and did it help...
" Vivitrol My 21 year old son ...shot of Vivitrol on thursday for Heroin addiction, has any one used Vivitrol before and... "

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I AM HAVING IS ACHING JOINTS AND MUSCLES AND TIREDNESS...
" Vivitrol User Reviews THIS IS MY THIRD (3RD) SHOT AND I HAVENT WANTED A DRINK FOR THREE MONTHS,ONLY PROBLEM I AM HAVING IS ACHING JOINTS AND MUSCLES AND TI... "

your ex-wife been on Vivitrol? It's a new option...
" ...your ex-wife been on Vivitrol? It's a new ...here: http://www.alcoholanswers.org/treatm...-treatment.cfm and here: www.vivitrol.com Let me know... "

dose and weaned off of Methadone and is now on a Vivitrol...
" ...3 months and even at a low dose she was tired and nodding off. Another side effect is sugar ...dose and weaned off of Methadone and is now on a Vivitrol... "

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I've been having bad headaches, anxious, weakness, tiredness...
" ...Vivitrol shot on May 6th. In one week on June 3rd, I will be getting my second? ... shot. Well this week I've been having bad headaches, anxious, weakness, tiredness..Jus... "

bad experience with the Vivitrol shot though. Getting...
" ...on stopping, sorry to read about your bad experience with the Vivitrol shot though. Getting back to the gym will help ...B family? Do you suffer from depression - that in and... "

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