Unplanned admissions to two Sydney public hospitals after naltrexone implants

Nicholas Lintzeris
Med J Aust 2008; 189 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb02131.x
Published online: 20 October 2008

In reply: Our case series1 aimed to alert health practitioners to the types of hospital presentations associated with naltrexone implants and issues in managing such patients, particularly as these have not been well documented in the medical literature. These letters appear critical of any such communication.

  • Nicholas Lintzeris

  • Drug Health Services, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Sydney, NSW.


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