Effect of buprenorphine on psychomotor functions in patients on buprenorphine maintenance.

@article{Singhal2008EffectOB,
  title={Effect of buprenorphine on psychomotor functions in patients on buprenorphine maintenance.},
  author={Ankush Singhal and Bharti Tripathi and Hem Raj Pal and Renuka Jena and Raka Jain},
  journal={Journal of opioid management},
  year={2008},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={41-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Patients on buprenorphine maintenance for opioid dependence often abuse its additional doses over and above the maintenance dose. Being a psychoactive agent, it may affect psychomotor performance with all its consequences, for example, effect on quality of life. This study was conducted to assess the effects of its additional doses on psychomotor performance in patients who are maintained on it. DESIGN AND SETTING This was an interventional study, carried out in an in-patient… CONTINUE READING