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This advisory answers questions about the seriousness of prescription drug misuse. It explains how people become dependent on prescription drugs, and treatment options. The advisory also offers necessary treatment resources for professionals.
This manual provides physicians with quick reference information about three FDA-approved medications to help patients achieve abstinence from alcohol: acamprosate, disulfiram, and naltrexone (oral and extended-release). It also includes patient management tips.
This advisory gives substance use treatment and service providers updated facts about OxyContin. It describes its use and misuse, addiction and dependency, withdrawal symptoms, and treatment and detoxification protocols, including medication-assisted treatment.
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