Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Are You As Smart As Smart As A Substance Abuse Professional?

Which of the following statements reflects a patient's correct understanding of the drug naltrexone (ReVia)?

A. "I'll get sick if I use heroin while taking this medication."

B. "This medication blocks the effect of any opiod that I take."

C. "If I use opioids while I'm taking naltrexone, I'll get really high."

D. "Using naltrexone is not recommended by substance abuse professionals for patient's trying to be abstinent from heroin and alcohol."

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1 comment:

David G. Markham said...

The correct answer is B.