The revolutionary new drug is called Vivitrol. It is supposed to offer new hope to the more than 1.8 million Americans who are addicted to prescription pain killers such as Vicodin and OxyContin.

The price of freedom does not come cheap. The cost is $1000 per shot. The dose is to be taken once per month. Skeptics wonder if Vivitrol is such a great idea.

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