Buprenorphine in the treatment of opioid dependence

S George, Edward Day

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    Methadone has been the mainstay of pharmacological management of opioid dependence since the 1960s but buprenorphine is fast gaining acceptance among addiction specialists and patients. This article provides an overview of buprenorphine, its pharmacology, clinical efficacy and role in the treatment of opioid dependence.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)594-597
    Number of pages4
    JournalBritish journal of hospital medicine
    Issue number11
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2007


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