A randomized controlled trial of buprenorphine in the management of short-term ambulatory heroin withdrawal.

@article{Lintzeris2002ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial of buprenorphine in the management of short-term ambulatory heroin withdrawal.},
  author={Nicholas Lintzeris and James E. Bell and Gabriele Bammer and Damien J Jolley and Louise Rushworth},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2002},
  volume={97 11},
  pages={1395-404}
}
AIM To determine whether buprenorphine is more effective than clonidine and other symptomatic medications in managing ambulatory heroin withdrawal. DESIGN Open label, prospective randomized controlled trial examining withdrawal and 4-week postwithdrawal outcomes on intention-to-treat. SETTING Two specialist, out-patient drug treatment centres in inner city Melbourne and Sydney, Australia. PARTICIPANTS One hundred and fourteen dependent heroin users were recruited. Participants were 18… CONTINUE READING
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