Bartolome Pérez-Gálvez

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Bupropion hydrochloride, an atypical antidepressant, is the first non-nicotine product that, in its sustained release form (bupropion SR), has been licensed as an aid for smoking cessation. The specialized literature on bupropion SR and smoking cessation is critically reviewed. The pharmacological profile, dosage and administration, contraindications, as(More)
Gabapentin is an antiepileptic drug shown to be effective in the treatment of pain disorders and appears to be useful as well for several psychiatric disorders, including bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal and cocaine dependence. Gabapentin, at a dose of 600 mg three times a day, was evaluated as an add-on medication to a standard(More)
The second part of this review deals with those neuroscientific aspects specific to the development and maintenance of dependence of three substances, two legal drugs (alcohol and tobacco) and a group of medications with abuse potential, benzodiazepines. Based on this context, the different pharmacological treatments of alcohol dependence, both related to(More)
There is an increasing interest to find efficacious treatments for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and comorbid substance use disorder (SUD). Therefore, in this paper the studies published on the psychological and pharmacological treatment for the management of comorbid PTSD and SUD will be discussed, as these are highly prevalent and(More)
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is frequently associated with other psychiatric diagnoses, being substance use disorder (SUD) one of the most prevailing. Comorbid disorders in general and SUD in particular frequently complicate the course and outcome of PTSD, and vice versa. As with other dual disorders, comorbidity of PTSD and SUD is complex, having(More)
In this review paper it is intended to analyze the most recent publications on pharmacological treatment of drug dependences from a neuroscientific perspective. It has been divided into two parts, the first one focuses on the treatment of illegal substance dependence, specifically opiates and cocaine; and the second part deals with the pharmacological(More)
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