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This advisory gives an overview of extended-release injectable naltrexone for people with opioid dependence. It discusses how it differs from other medication-assisted treatments, safety concerns, and patients most likely to benefit.
This advisory defines protracted withdrawal and identifies specific withdrawal symptoms associated with alcohol, opioids, methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, and benzodiazepines. The advisory also explains how protracted withdrawal differs from acute withdrawal, and gives tips to help clients manage it in recovery.
This fact sheet describes ways to reduce the risks of taking methadone for pain relief or medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorders. It lists methadone side effects that require emergency attention and offers resources for additional information.
Describe los usos seguros de la metadona para el alivio del dolor y el tratamiento de la adicción. Previene sobre la sobredosis y sobre combinar metadona con alcohol u otras sustancias. Repasa los efectos secundarios y la importancia de compartir los antecedentes de salud con el proveedor de tratamiento.
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