More resources needed for medication-assisted treatmentInclude medication-assisted treatment high on the list of clinical tools used to treat opioid addiction.
Pharmacists should get training in naloxone use nowPharmacists are the most accessible healthcare resource. Once trained in naloxone use, we can train our patients in all aspects of opioid use. This will make a difference.
AAAP: Data presented from largest combination buprenorphine/naloxone opioid dependence trial ever conducted in the USIn patients with opioid dependence, buprenorphine and naloxone (Zubsolv, Orexo) sublingual tablet (CIII) demonstrated comparable patient retention in treatment at days 3 and 15 versus generic buprenorphine and Suboxone film respectively, according to data presented at the 25th Annual Meeting and Symposium of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) in Aventura, Fla.