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Tag: Buprenorphine

Researchers Pretend To Be Heroin Addicts To Spot Weaknesses In Treatment System

Researchers tried to set up appointments for heroin addiction treatment in clinics in states where opioid mortality is high. They found that real patients would face a number of roadblocks when seeking help.

Public Health June 5, 2019

This Common Painkiller Can Triple The Side Effects Of Dementia

Findings of a new study revealed that an opioid-based painkiller prescribed to up to 15 percent of dementia patients can triple the harmful side effects of dementia. Patients who received this drug were also less active than their counterparts.

Neuroscience July 25, 2018

Children's Exposure To The Drug Buprenorphine Has Risen To 215 Percent In 3 Years

A new study found that the rate of children who are exposed to the drug buprenorphine has drastically increased in the past three years. Buprenorphine is considered to be an opioid but does not give the same type of 'high' as other opiates.

Healthy Living/Wellness June 25, 2018

FDA OKs Probuphine Implant To Treat Opioid Dependence

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Probuphine as an opioid treatment alternative. The drug is the first implant form of buprenorphine.

Medicine May 27, 2016

Emergency Room Practices Essential To Proper Treatment Of Those Abusing Painkillers

Opioid-dependent patients respond positively to a specific narcotic drug, according to a new study. Does this pave the way for new treatment methods for opioid abusers?

Life April 28, 2015

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