Tag: "buprenorphine" at medical news
High success rates for variety of heroin addiction treatment medications
... furthers our knowledge about the effectiveness of buprenorphine
and, ultimately, it may expand the treatment optio...ced the longest duration of continuous abstinence; buprenorphine
was similar to LAAM in terms of retention in the study and to high-dose methadone in terms of abstin...
Research, physician training combine to put care for opiate dependence in hands of family doctor
...n 2000. To encourage physicians to participate in buprenorphine
training sessions and to inform the public about this new treatment option, SAMHSA/CSAT will be launching an information campaign in the near future. This campaign will kick-off in Washington, DC and roll-out to cities across the United States inclu...
Study suggests driving restrictions are not necessary for users of methadone, buprenorphine and LAAM
...ility that these restrictions might be extended to buprenorphine
and levo-alpha-acetyl-methodol (LAAM). Such a res...ty-four patients stabilized on methadone, LAAM, or buprenorphine
for at least 3 months and 21 non-drug using volunteers participated in the study. Practice sessions...
New drug combination might be more effective pain reliever
... pain. And Cowan contributed to the development of buprenorphine
which, when combined with naloxone, is used in the treatment of opiate addiction....
One-shot addiction treatment shows promise
...microcapsules each containing small amounts of the buprenorphine
medication. As the microcapsules gradually disint...tained release of buprenorphine. A tablet form of buprenorphine
that is taken by holding it under the tongue is already used in the U.S. and around the world as an ...
Buprenorphine may help those addicted to heroin and cocaine
...imore, scientists tested different doses of liquid buprenorphine
in 200 men and women addicted to heroin and cocain...bolites. Participants who received higher doses of buprenorphine
had statistically significant decreases in the cocaine metabolite benzoylecgonine (BZE) or in urine ...
Long-lasting medication shows promise for treatment of heroin addiction
...le injection of a sustained-release formulation of buprenorphine
effectively relieved withdrawal symptoms for 6 wee...ns University School of Medicine, administered the buprenorphine
injection to five addicted heroin users. During 4 weeks of residential treatment and 2 weeks of outp...