Alcohol Withdrawal Craving Treatment with Low Dose of Buprenorphine: ANew Experience

@article{Ahmadi2016AlcoholWC,
  title={Alcohol Withdrawal Craving Treatment with Low Dose of Buprenorphine: ANew Experience},
  author={Jamshid Ahmadi},
  journal={Journal of psychiatry},
  year={2016},
  volume={19},
  pages={1-3}
}
  • J. Ahmadi
  • Published 29 September 2016
  • Medicine
  • Journal of psychiatry
Background: Although alcohol use disorders and induced disorders are common in the world, however, only few medications, naltrexone, acamprosate, disulfiram, topiramate and baclofen are recommended for the reduction and cessation of alcohol withdrawal craving. Therefore it is required to develop new medications. Objective: To test the efficacy of low dose of buprenorphine on the reduction or cessation of alcohol withdrawal craving. Method: To evaluate the competence of four mg of buprenorphine… Expand
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