Medications for alcohol, illicit drug, and tobacco dependence - An update of research findings
Journal/Book: J Subst Abuse Treat. 1999; 16: the Boulevard Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxford Ox5 1GB, England. Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd. 105-112.
Abstract: Physiologic, behavioral, and social factors contribute to dependence on alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs. During the past decade substantial research has focused on identification/development of medications to assist in reducing urge to use these substances. This article describes these agents and reviews recent research findings on them.
Note: Article Allen JP, NIAAA, NIH, Suite 505, 6000 Execut Blvd, Bethesda,MD 20892 USA
Keyword(s): pharmacotherapy; alcohol dependence; naltrexone; acamprosate; bupropion; medication compliance; FACILITATES SMOKING CESSATION; PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL; DOUBLE-BLIND; OPIOID DEPENDENCE; DOPAMINE TRANSPORTER; DISULFIRAM TREATMENT; WEANED ALCOHOLICS; CLINICAL-TRIAL; HEROIN-ADDICTS; BUPRENORPHINE