Quality of life in patients receiving opioid maintenance therapy. A comparative study of slow-release morphine versus methadone treatment.

@article{Winklbaur2008QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in patients receiving opioid maintenance therapy. A comparative study of slow-release morphine versus methadone treatment.},
  author={Bernadette Winklbaur and Reinhold Jagsch and Nina Ebner and Kenneth Thau and Gabriele Fischer},
  journal={European addiction research},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={99-105}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS In recent years, quality of life (QoL) assessments have proved useful for evaluating and comparing drug treatment programs. To compare QoL of patients maintained on methadone versus slow-release morphine, a prospective, randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, cross-over study was conducted. METHODS Over two 7-week study phases, participants received either oral slow-release morphine capsules followed by methadone oral solution or vice versa. QoL status was assessed at baseline… CONTINUE READING

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