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LDN, Chronic Pain & Quality of Life
There are many patients afflicted with autoimmune disease and chronic pain. It can be daunting to look into different options to help alleviate the effects and you may be unsure of which ones may actually work for you. However, you may want to consider low-dose naltrexone (LDN) as one of your choices.
What Is Low-Dose Naltrexone?
Naltrexone is a competitive opioid antagonist that blocks the effects of opioids without any narcotic effects. It was approved by the FDA in 1984 for the treatment of opioid addiction and has since been under study as a non-opioid alternative for addressing autoimmune disease and chronic pain when used in low doses.
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Source: Clinical Rheumatology
What Have Patients Been Using LDN For?
Advancements in the compounding of Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) has lead many providers to suggest patients consider alternatives like LDN in addressing:
- Chronic Pain
- Lyme Disease
- Crohn’s Disease
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Chronic Fatigue
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Behavioral Disorders
- Parkinson’s Disease
Is It Safe?
As mentioned, LDN has no narcotic effects and many medical experts believe it could be the answer to the U.S. Opioid Epidemic. Patients have a choice when treating pain, and LDN eliminates the associated risks that come with addictive opioids.
What Are Some Side Effects of LDN?
“Many patients who start LDN do not experience any severe side effects.”
Source: LDN Research Trust
Those who started their prescription reported having vivid dreams. There were also those who experienced nausea, difficulty in sleeping, and skin rashes, among others. These side effects however, resolve over time, even with continued LDN use.
Is LDN for You?
Talk to your physician about the potential benefits of Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) when addressing your chronic pain or autoimmune disease.
Did you know that the expert compounding pharmacists at Community Clinical Pharmacy work directly with your practitioners to customize LDN regimens based on your specific needs?
Patients love the experience of having a customized plan, where health/medical professionals work together to help patients comprehensively. Ready to get started? Schedule a consultation with Arizona pain experts at Community Clinical.
Learn More About LDN at Community Clinical Pharmacy
The experts at Community Clinical Pharmacy formulate LDN at the highest standards. We work with your provider to formulate the right dosage, form, etc., assisting in improving quality of life for those living with chronic pain and autoimmune conditions.
When in doubt, contact one of our knowledgeable pharmacists at Community Clinical Pharmacy. We are here to offer you solutions and assist you in making informed decisions about your health. Contact us with comments, questions, or pharmacy related topics you’d like to know more about. And, as always, stay healthy!
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