What is Vivitrol?

What is Vivitrol?

  • Vivitrol is an injectable form of the medication known as Naltrexone. It is FDA approved to treat both opioid and alcohol addiction. Unlike Suboxone, Vivitrol injection is given every 28 days in the buttock muscle. Vivitrol is not an opioid. It is an opioid receptor blocker. Vivitrol cannot be used if a patient is pregnant.