nalmefene HCl

nalmefene HCl (nal´məfēn),

n brand name: Revex;
drug class: opioid antagonist;
action: reverses the effects of opioids by competitive antagonism of opioid receptors;
uses: management of opioid overdose and complete or partial reversal of opioid drug effects, including respiratory depression.
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A doble-blind placebo-controlled pilot study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral nalmefene HCL for alcohol dependence.