Lower rates of consistent urine drug tests for prescribed psychotropic medications among patients on opioid replacement therapy.

@article{Hassan2016LowerRO,
  title={Lower rates of consistent urine drug tests for prescribed psychotropic medications among patients on opioid replacement therapy.},
  author={Ahmed N Hassan},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2016},
  volume={168},
  pages={30-35}
}
BACKGROUND Patients on opioid replacement therapy (ORT) to treat opioid use disorder are frequently monitored for these medications, but it is not known if they are also adhering to their psychotropic medications. This is an analysis of measure of potential adherence to psychotropic medications by patients on ORT. METHODS This is a retrospective cohort study of patients (n=1470) on antidepressants and/or antipsychotics and tested by the Millennium Health laboratory. Potential adherence to… CONTINUE READING