Naltrexone

Buprenorphine and Naltrexone Underprescribed for Youth With Opioid Use Disorder

Buprenorphine and Naltrexone Underprescribed for Youth With Opioid Use Disorder

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Early pharmacologic intervention for opioid use disorder after diagnosis is crucial to prevent relapse and overdose in adolescents and young adults.

Naloxone: Policies and Access

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Policies have helped make naloxone more available, thus contributing to the reduction of opioid-related deaths in the U.S.

Naltrexone vs Buprenorphine to Treat Opioid Dependence

Naltrexone vs Buprenorphine to Treat Opioid Dependence

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An 8-day detoxification process using low-dose oral naltrexone showed superior efficacy to the standard 15-day approach that uses an agonist taper leading to induction with extended-release naltrexone

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