Effects of buprenorphine versus buprenorphine/naloxone tablets in non-dependent opioid abusers

  title={Effects of buprenorphine versus buprenorphine/naloxone tablets in non-dependent opioid abusers},
  author={E. Strain and K. Stoller and S. Walsh and G. Bigelow},
  • E. Strain, K. Stoller, +1 author G. Bigelow
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Abstract Rationale: Buprenorphine is an opioid agonist-antagonist under development in the United States as a sublingual medication for treatment of opioid dependence. Buprenorphine may be abused; therefore, tablets combining buprenorphine with naloxone have been developed with the intent of reducing the abuse risk in people physically dependent upon opioids. The characteristics and abuse potential of buprenorphine and buprenorphine/naloxone tablets in non-dependent opioid abusers have not been… CONTINUE READING
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