Side Effects & Warnings
PLEASE READ ALL SIDE EFFECTS & WARNINGS BEFORE ORDERING
What is Selincro?
Selincro is medicine that contains the active ingredient nalmefene. It is available as tablets (18 mg) and is used to help reduce alcohol consumption in adults with alcohol dependence who consume more than 60 grams of alcohol a day (for men) or more than 40 grams of alcohol a day (for women). There is no risk of becoming dependent on Selincro.
This medication is available for people who do not have physical withdrawal symptoms and who do not require immediate detoxification.
You must record at least 2 weeks of your alcohol consumption before taking your online consultation.
Our Doctors advise that patients taking this medication for the first time have only 14 tablets. Once it has been established that the medication is suitable, then 14 or 28 tablets may then be requested.
How does it work?
The active substance in Selincro, nalmefene, attaches to certain opioid receptors in the brain. Opioid receptors play a role in addiction and, by attaching to them and modifying their activity, nalmefene helps reduce the urge to drink in people accustomed to large amounts of alcohol. Selincro does not prevent the intoxicating effects of alcohol.
How much am I drinking?
A standard drink of alcohol is defined as a number of grams of pure alcohol with in that drink. A standard drink contains 10 grams of pure alcohol. Below is a guide line of what is classed as a standard drink.
Where can I buy Selincro online?
You can buy Selincro with or without a prescription at Medical Specialists, after completing a simple online consultation. If you prefer to order over the phone, just give us a call and we will be pleased to help. We are the UK’s leading online supplier of prescription medication in the UK and our pharmacy is regulated by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.
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If you would like to ask one of our experts any questions regarding your medication or any other matter, then please feel free to submit your query to us and will get back to you.
For full patient information, please read or print out the leaflet provided at the bottom of this page.
This patient information leaflet is provided for information purposes only. This leaflet information should not be used in contradiction with your Doctor or Pharmacist's advice. Medical Specialists recommend that you carefully read the information leaflet provided with your medication. Medical Specialists will not accept liability for information displayed. Please refer to the leaflet provided with your medication for the latest manufacturer's information.
How We Package Your Order
Your medication is sealed in a plain shipping box for protection then placed inside a tamper-proof Royal Mail special delivery envelope before being dispatched from our in-house NHS pharmacy.
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