ReVia is a prescription medication that, along with group and individual counseling, can help treat your addiction. ReVia helps to block the effects of opioids(Like Heroin, Percocet, Vicodin, etc) in your brain and along with treatment can help you to stay sober. Many clients reported that ReVia was helpful in managing Opioid Use Disorders. ReVia is a good option for helping to prevent relapse in those who are already sober.
ReVia is not addictive and does not cause withdrawal symptoms once you stop taking it. You take ReVia by swallowing a pill that contains the medication. Once the pill is swallowed the medicine will be absorbed into your body. There can be side effects to taking ReVia including stomach pain, blurred vision, chest pain, itching, shortness of breath and trouble sleeping. Serious side effects like difficulty breathing, increased thoughts of suicide or the symptoms of an allergic reaction like a rash, hives, swelling, or a loss of consciousness; are also possible. If these occur call 911 or go to the Emergency Room right away. If you would like more information about side effects please speak with the medical staff.
There are many people who are not able to take ReVia for many different health reasons, including, other medications that you may be prescribed. If you are concerned about your physical health or would like more information please speak with the medical staff. If you are prescribed ReVia it is important to carry a medical ID card with you at all times that states that you are taking ReVia.
It is very important to know that taking ReVia and using other substances especially Opioids (Like Heroin, Percocet, Vicodin, etc.) and Alcohol can cause DEATH. DO NOT USE ANY OPIODS or DRINK ALCOHOL WHILE TAKING REVIA! If you are a female it is important for you to know that taking ReVia while pregnant can cause health problems to you and to the fetus. IF YOU BECOME PREGNANT WHILE TAKING REVIA YOU MUST ALERT THE MEDICAL STAFF AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!
If you have any questions about the medications that are prescribed through the Medication Assisted Treatment program please speak with a member of the medical staff. You may also visit the FDA’s official safety website on Revia.