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Ford, Chris and Halliday, Kate and Lawson, Euan and Browne, Elsa [SMMGP] . (2011) Guidance for the use of substitute prescribing in the treatment of opioid dependence in primary care. London: RCGP Substance Misuse Unit; RCGP Sex, Drugs and HIV Group; Substance Misuse Management in General Practice; The Alliance. 48 p.

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Opioid dependence is common in the UK and there are effective substitution medications, including methadone and buprenorphine, to support treatment. This guidance covers the use of substitute medication, which can be an important element in the treatment of opioid dependent patients and their medically assisted recovery (MAR).


Item Type
Evidence resource
Publication Type
Guideline
Drug Type
Opioid
Intervention Type
AOD disorder treatment method, AOD disorder drug therapy
Source
Date
2011
Pages
48 p.
Publisher
RCGP Substance Misuse Unit; RCGP Sex, Drugs and HIV Group; Substance Misuse Management in General Practice; The Alliance
Place of Publication
London
Edition
1st edition
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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