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PostPosted: Mon Dec 14, 2015 7:58 pm 
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The follwing is a study from NIDA about medication assisted treatment published November 30, 2015:

https://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/n ... e-optimism

The upshot is that 61% of patients on buprenophine were abstinent after 3.5 years, and fewer than 10% of all participants on bupe met the criteria for being dependent on painkillers. Which is huge. Below are the title and graphic:

Long-Term Follow-Up of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Addiction to Pain Relievers Yields “Cause for Optimism"


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 14, 2015 9:08 pm 
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I love a good study! Thanks for that Lilly. Found it interesting that once again heroin / IV drug users had less positive outcomes than the rest. Have some theories about that.


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