Painkiller abuse treated by sustained buprenorphine/naloxone

by Dr. Rich on November 11, 2011

(NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse) People addicted to prescription painkillers reduce their opioid abuse when given sustained treatment with the medication buprenorphine plus naloxone, according to research published in yesterday’s Archives of General Psychiatry and conducted by NIDA, part of the NIH. (Source: EurekAlert! – Social and Behavioral Science)

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