A Double Blind Comparative Study of Usefulness of Diphenoxylate and Propoxyphene Napsylate in the Withdrawal Treatment of Opium Addicts

Abstract

At present probably the most popular and effective method to alleviate the withdrawal symptoms in narcotic addicts is the substitution of the stronger narcotics by methadone which because of its milder addictiveness can be more easily and rapidly withdrawn (Weiland and Chambers, 1970). However, methadone itself is an addictive drug, its abuse liability… (More)

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