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Naltrexone is a medication used to help manage alcohol dependence. It is not clear exactly how this medication works. It is believed to lower the good feeling you get from drinking alcohol. Naltrexone may help you drink less. This pamphlet explains how to take this medication, how well naltrexone works, what medications naltrexone interacts with, what will happen if you drink alcohol while taking naltrexone, how long you will need to take naltrexone, and possible side effects.