Vivitrol for Alcohol and Opioid Use Disorder

Role of Vivitrol for Alcohol and Opioid Use Disorder

Alcohol is the third-leading yet preventable cause of mortality in the United States, with an estimated 95,000 individuals (roughly 68,000 men and 27,000 women) dying each year. On the other hand, over 10 million people misuse opioids, and 50,000 people die from opioid overdoses per year. Drinking Alcohol and drug consumption can have long-lasting negative…