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Nodict 50mg Tablet

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Nodict 50 MG Description

Nodict Tablet is used to treat dependence on alcohol and opioids in adults above 18 years of age. It is used as a part of a comprehensive treatment plan that includes medicinal treatment, psychologic

al counselling, and social support for persons who have undergone a period of abstinence from taking opioids and alcohol. This medicine contains naltrexone which is an opioid antagonist. Nodict Tablet blocks those centres in the brain which produce feelings of excessive excitement after taking opioids or alcohol. This causes a decrease in the urge to take opioids or alcohol. However, after stopping opioids and starting treatment with Nodict, the centres in the brain become more sensitive to the effects of opioids. This leads to an exaggerated response to the pre-treatment dose of opioids and may cause life-threatening consequences if taken in a similar dose. Side effects of Nodict Tablet include nervousness, anxiety, inability to sleep, headache, stomach pain, vomiting and weakness. Treatment with Nodict does not lead to dependence on it.


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ContainsNaltrexone(50.0 Mg)
UsesAlcohol dependence, opioid dependence.
Side effectsNervousness, anxiety, pain in the stomach, muscles and joints, suicidal thoughts.
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Uses of Nodict 50 MG

  • According to CDSCO, India, Nodict Tablet is used in
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Opioid dependence and to prevent relapse after detoxifying from opioid

Contraindications of Nodict 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to naltrexone.
  • If you have been prescribed an opioid analgesic by the doctor.
  • If you are currently taking opioids or compounds like opioids such as methadone or .buprenorphine.
  • If you are having symptoms of acute opioid withdrawal.
  • If you have failed the screening test for Nodict.
  • If you have severe liver or kidney disease.

Side effects of Nodict 50 MG

  • Anxiety
  • Nervousness
  • Inability to sleep
  • Headache
  • Shakiness
  • Dizziness
  • Disorientation
  • Fast heartbeat

Precautions and Warnings of Nodict 50 MG



Can I take Nodict Tablet during pregnancy?
Use of Nodict Tablet in pregnancy should be avoided as it has been associated with risks to the unborn child if taken during pregnancy. It can cause the loss of the unborn child. The newborn baby may show signs of withdrawal such as restlessness, excessive crying, tremors, and feeding problems if the mother has taken an opiate substitute during pregnancy. Inform the doctor if you get pregnant or plan to get pregnant

Breast Feeding

Can I take Nodict Tablet while breastfeeding?
The use of Nodict Tablet should be avoided while breastfeeding the baby. The studies performed in animals have shown its excretion in breast milk and may be harmful to the newborn. Discuss with your doctor before you start taking this medicine while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have taken Nodict Tablet?
Nodict Tablet may cause sleepiness, nervousness, lack of coordination, disorientation, headache, and blurred vision. These may affect your ability to drive safely. You should not drive till you are sure that the side effects of the Nodict Tablet have subsided.


Can I consume alcohol with Nodict Tablet?
You should avoid taking alcohol with Nodict Tablet as it may cause a relapse of alcohol dependence. Consuming alcohol while on treatment with Nodict may not produce the effect of drunkenness but still may cause sleepiness, headache, vomiting, disorientation, dizziness, and anxiety. You should follow the complete treatment plan for alcohol dependence to have a successful outcome.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have been prescribed any opioid medicine for pain or cough.
  • You have been given medicine for loose motions.
  • You have been taking other compounds to get an effect similar to alcohol or opioids.
  • You have liver or kidney disease.
  • You have thoughts of harming yourself.
  • You have been advised to undergo a surgery.
  • You have been taking vitamins or herbal preparations.

Mode of Action of Nodict 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Nodict Tablet acts by occupying those sites in the brain that were occupied by the opioids or alcohol in persons who were dependent on them. Consumption of alcohol or opioids releases those chemicals ...
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Directions for Use of Nodict 50 MG

  • Nodict is taken by mouth with a glass of water.
  • Swallow the medicine whole without breaking it.
  • It can be taken along with food or without food.
  • Follow the instructions given by the doctor about the time and dose of the medicine.

Interactions of Nodict 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat high blood pressure, such as alpha methyldopa, may require adjustment of the dose when given with Nodict.
  • Medicines given to relieve cough, pain and diarrhoea may be less effective when given along with Nodict tablets.
  • Medicines used to produce anaesthesia before surgery may become less effective when given along with Nodict. A modification in the dose of an anaesthetic agent may be required.
  • Medicines used in the treatment of anxiety and depression such as barbiturates, meprobamate, amitriptyline, doxepin may increase the side effects of these medicines when given with Nodict. It may requ...
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  • Medicine used to treat schizophrenia may cause more lethargy and sleepiness when given with Nodict.
  • Medicines of the opioid group such as methadone should be avoided with Nodict as it may intensify the withdrawal syndrome.

Interactions with food items

  • No known interactions with food.

Storage and disposal of Nodict 50 MG

Nodict Tablets should be stored at room temperature 250 C. Keep the tablets in their packing in a cool place away from light. It should be safely kept so that children and pets cannot reach it. Dispos...
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Dosage of Nodict 50 MG


Nodict Tablet has not been found to produce toxic effects even after being given at a higher dose. However, animal studies have shown certain toxic effects of overdose such as tremors, depression and ...
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Missed a Dose

Take the tablet if you have missed a dose near the actual time of that dose. If you remember the missed dose near the time of the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Take the next dose as per the re...
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long will I be required to take Nodict Tablets to completely remove my dependence on opioids?

A: The process of full recovery in opioid dependence varies from person to person and the compliance of the patient. The plan includes medicinal treatment as well as psychological counselling. To start with, your doctor may plan to give Nodict for a minimum of three months. The complete treatment may take a longer time depending upon how well you follow the guidance and your response to the treatment.

Q: What are the chances of relapse of alcohol dependence after completing treatment with Nodict?

A: Treatment for alcohol dependence includes medicinal, psychological, and social support. If complete treatment is followed well, it increases the chances of a successful outcome with lower relapse rates and lesser cravings for having alcohol.

Q: What should I do if I feel like taking the opioid compounds again after a period of abstinence while I am on treatment with Nodict Tablets?

A: Treatment with Nodict is a part of the whole treatment plan for treating dependence on opioids. Taking opioids again may increase your risk of severe reactions due to increased sensitivity to opioids. Nodict decreases the urge to take opioids. You must talk to your doctor and counsellor about your cravings and take their help in overcoming these urges.
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