Methadone and buprenorphine reduce risk of death after opioid overdose

19Jun - by Editor - 0 - In DrugAbuse.Gov

Courtesy of NIDA

A National Institutes of Health-funded study found that treatment of opioid use disorder with either methadone or buprenorphine following a nonfatal opioid overdose is associated with significant reductions in opioid related mortality. The research, published today in the…

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