Oral naltrexone as a treatment for relapse prevention in formerly opioid-dependent drug users: a systematic review and economic evaluation.

@article{Adi2007OralNA,
  title={Oral naltrexone as a treatment for relapse prevention in formerly opioid-dependent drug users: a systematic review and economic evaluation.},
  author={Yaser Adi and Ariadna Ju{\'a}rez-Garc{\'i}a and Dechao Wang and Sue Jowett and Edward Frew and Edward Day and Susan Bayliss and Traci Roberts and Amanda Burls},
  journal={Health technology assessment},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={iii-iv, 1-85}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of naltrexone for relapse prevention in detoxified formerly opioid-dependent individuals compared with any strategy that does not use naltrexone, including treatment with placebo, other pharmacological treatments, psychosocial interventions or no treatment. DATA SOURCES Major electronic databases were searched from inception to September 2005. REVIEW METHODS Selected studies were screened and quality assessed. Meta… CONTINUE READING