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Infrequent illicit methadone use among stimulant-using patients in methadone maintenance treatment programs: a national drug abuse treatment clinical trials network study.
(The American journal on addictions, 2008-07)
We sought to determine the prevalence, patterns, and correlates of past-month illicit methadone use and history of regular illicit use among stimulant-using methadone maintenance treatment patients. We obtained self-reported ...
Problem drinking and low-dose naltrexone-assisted opioid detoxification.
(Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs, 2011-05)
OBJECTIVE:The influence of alcohol use on opioid dependence is a major problem that warrants a search for more effective treatment strategies. The addition of very-low-dose naltrexone (VLNTX) to methadone taper was recently ...
Early outcomes following low dose naltrexone enhancement of opioid detoxification.
(The American journal on addictions, 2009-03)
Although withdrawal severity and treatment completion are the initial focus of opioid detoxification, post-detoxification outcome better defines effective interventions. Very low dose naltrexone (VLNTX) in addition to methadone ...
The combination very low-dose naltrexone-clonidine in the management of opioid withdrawal.
(The American journal of drug and alcohol abuse, 2012-05)
The management of withdrawal absorbs substantial clinical efforts in opioid dependence (OD). The real challenge lies in improving current pharmacotherapies. Although widely used, clonidine causes problematic adverse effects ...