Treating Prescription Opioid Use Disorder

October 2, 2014: Journal of the American Medical Association: Treating Prescription Opioid Use Disorder

This study represents a rigorous experimental evaluation of outpatient buprenorphine stabilization, brief taper, and naltrexone maintenance for treatment of PO dependence. Results suggest that a meaningful subset of PO-dependent outpatients may respond positively to a 4-week taper plus naltrexone maintenance intervention.

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