A randomized trial of buprenorphine maintenance for heroin dependence in a primary care clinic for substance users versus a methadone clinic.

@article{Oconnor1998ART,
  title={A randomized trial of buprenorphine maintenance for heroin dependence in a primary care clinic for substance users versus a methadone clinic.},
  author={Patrick G O'connor and Alison H Oliveto and Julia M Shi and Elisa G Triffleman and Kathleen M. Carroll and Thomas R. Kosten and Bruce James Rounsaville and Juliana Pakes and Richard S Schottenfeld},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={105 2},
  pages={100-5}
}
PURPOSE Buprenorphine is an alternative to methadone for the maintenance treatment of heroine dependence and may be effective on a thrice weekly basis. Our objective was to evaluate the effect of thrice weekly buprenorphine maintenance for the treatment of heroin dependence in a primary care clinic on retention in treatment and illicit opioid use. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Opioid-dependent patients were randomly assigned to receive thrice weekly buprenorphine maintenance in a primary care clinic… CONTINUE READING

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