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Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2007 Nov;68(11):594-7.

Buprenorphine in the treatment of opioid dependence.

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  • 1The Bridge, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham.

Abstract

Methadone has been the mainstay of pharmacological management of opioid dependence since the 1960s but buprenorphine is fast gaining acceptance among addiction specialists and patients. This article provides an overview of buprenorphine, its pharmacology, clinical efficacy and role in the treatment of opioid dependence.

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