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Acute and long-term effects of cannabis use: a review.
Cannabis remains the most commonly used and trafficked illicit drug in the world. Its use is largely concentrated among young people (15- to 34-year-olds). There is a variety of cannabis use… Expand
Buprenorphine in primary care: risk factors for treatment injection and implications for clinical management.
AIMS Though the introduction of office-based buprenorphine has greatly contributed to stem the HIV epidemic since 1995, concerns have been raised about the intravenous use of buprenorphine even in… Expand
A socio-structural approach to preventing injection drug use initiation: rationale for the PRIMER study
BackgroundInjection drug use remains a primary driver of HIV and HCV-related harms globally. However, there is a gap in efforts to prevent individuals from transitioning into injecting. People who… Expand
Brief overdose education can significantly increase accurate recognition of opioid overdose among heroin users.
- J. Jones, P. Roux, S. Stancliff, William M. Matthews, S. Comer
- The International journal on drug policy
BACKGROUND In an effort to increase effective intervention following opioid overdose, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has implemented programs where bystanders are given brief… Expand
Predictors of non-adherence to methadone maintenance treatment in opioid-dependent individuals: implications for clinicians.
BACKGROUND Although methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) is recognized as the treatment of reference for opioid dependence, little information is available regarding the dynamic adherence to… Expand
The impact of methadone or buprenorphine treatment and ongoing injection on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) adherence: evidence from the MANIF2000 cohort study.
AIMS To date, no data exist assessing the impact of either methadone or buprenorphine on adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in the long term. This study was conducted in order… Expand
Factors associated with non-adherence to long-term highly active antiretroviral therapy: a 10 year follow-up analysis with correction for the bias induced by missing data.
- C. Protopopescu, F. Raffi, +5 authors M. Carrieri
- The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
- 1 September 2009
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with non-adherence over a 10 year follow-up of the APROCO-COPILOTE cohort during the maintenance phase of highly active… Expand
Effects of Acute Oral Naltrexone on the Subjective and Physiological Effects of Oral D-Amphetamine and Smoked Cocaine in Cocaine Abusers
Despite the prevalent worldwide abuse of stimulants, such as amphetamines and cocaine, no medications are currently approved for treating this serious public health problem. Both preclinical and… Expand
Reducing harm from injecting pharmaceutical tablet or capsule material by injecting drug users.
BACKGROUND It has long been known that drug users may use a variety of pharmaceutical preparations by injection, many of which are not intended for intravenous administration (e.g. buprenorphine,… Expand
Comparison of risk factors in HIV-infected men who have sex with men, coinfected or not with hepatitis C virus (ANRS VESPA2 French cross-sectional national survey)
Objectives HIV-infected men who have sex with men (HIV-MSM) are at high risk of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. This study aimed to compare risk factors between HIV-MSM coinfected with HCV and… Expand