Naltrexone Reactions 1680, p250 - 2 Dec 2017 Acute psychosis: case report A 43-year-old woman developed acute psychosis following treatment with naltrexone [route, dosage and time to reaction onset not stated]. The woman, who had alcohol dependence was started on naltrexone. She then presented with auditory hallucinations (acute psychosis). These hallucinations ceased completely following discontinuation of naltrexone. According to the scale of Naranjo et al., acute psychosis (auditory hallucinations) was considered to be a probable adverse reaction (score of 6) to naltrexone. Author comment: "According to the algorithm of Naranjo et al., we assigned a score of 6 to this case indicating a probable adverse reaction to naltrexone." Puthiyathu M, et al. Can naltrexone induce psychosis in alcohol dependence patients with no prior history of psychosis?. CNS Spectrums 21: 109, No. 1, 22 Feb 2016. Available from: URL: [abstract] - USA 803284791 0114-9954/17/1680-0001/$14.95 Adis © 2017 Springer International Publishing AG. All rights reserved Reactions 2 Dec 2017 No. 1680 Reactions Weekly Springer Journals


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