Monday, October 18, 2010

Marchman Act Blog: Buprenorphine Implants an Effective Treatment for Opioid Addiction

A new study found buphrenorphine implants safely reduce cravings and illegal drug use in opioid-dependent people, HealthDay News reported Oct. 12.

Although the drug is usually administered orally, implants eliminate the risk of drug diversion and are a relatively safe alternative for patients who have difficulty sticking to an oral regimen, according to the study. Read Full Story...

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