Did you know that drug and alcohol addiction treatment can incorporate medications and genetic testing? Learn how one leading facility uses these tools as integral components of a successful treatment program. More here.
medication assisted addiction treatment
Revia is a brand name medication for a Rx drug containing naltrexone. While Revia is generally a safe medication, what precautions should you take when considering this med? More here, with a section at the end for your questions.
Yes, Bunavail is generally a safe medication. Used for the treatment of opiate and opioid dependence, learn more basic information about the safety and use of Bunavail here.
Basic Bunavail prescribing information with a description of the PROs and CONS of use.
Bunavail buccal film is the newest innovation in buprenorphine delivery for the maintenance treatment of opioid dependence. Learn how is Bunavail supplied and used here.
Naltrexone is used to help people stop drinking or prevent opiate drug abuse. The length of time it stays in the system depends on mode of administration? Read more on how naltrexone is metabolized here.
Yes, Depade can help treat addiction to opiates by helping reduce cravings. How does it work? It is an opioid receptor antagonist that works by binding to opioid receptors. But instead of activating the receptors, Depade effectively blocks them. More on how Depade works for addiction here.
Yes, Vivitrol helps with cravings for alcohol and opiates/opioids. More on how Vivitrol (naltrexone) works in the body here.
Is medication assisted treatment substituting one addiction for another? Do they get in the way of true recovery? A myth-busting guest piece from Mark O’Brien of the Legal Action Center here.
Yes, Bunavail can help address cravings for opiates. And Bunavail used as a part of a complete addiction treatment plan can help patients in recovery. How exactly? You can read on here.