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Revia Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Revia is used to treat alcohol dependence and narcotic addiction. You must be ready to make a change and be willing to undertake a comprehensive treatment program that includes professional counseling, support groups, and close medical supervision.

Revia Dosage

  • If you are using alcoholism, then the usual starting dose is 50 milligrams once a day.
  • If you are using narcotic dependence, then the usual starting dose is 25 milligrams once a day.

Uses of Revia

  • ReVia is used to treat alcohol dependence and narcotic addiction.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Revia

Before taken Revia medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Revia. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Headache
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Low energy
  • Nausea

Warnings and precautions before taking Revia:

  • If you are taking ReVia, then it may cause liver damage, if you develop symptoms that signal possible liver problems, then you should stop taking ReVia.
  • If you are narcotic-dependent and accidentally take ReVia, then you may experience severe withdrawal symptoms such as confusion, hallucinations, vomiting, and diarrhea. If this occurs, then you should tell your doctor.
  • If you do require medical treatment, then you should tell the doctor that you are taking ReVia. You should also tell your dentist and pharmacist that you are taking ReVia.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Revia with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Revia with other drugs. You should not use Antabuse while you are taking ReVia. Because both drugs can damage your liver.


After taken Revia if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Revia overdose is unknown.

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