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|Title:||What you need to know: Addiction - Prescribing Naltrexone|
|Citation:||Yeo, B.K.L. (1997-02). What you need to know: Addiction - Prescribing Naltrexone. Singapore Medical Journal 38 (2) : 92-93. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Naltrexone is of proven efficacy as a treatment modality in the relapse preventive programme of opiate abusers. It complements the other interventions such as individual counselling, family therapy and self-help groups. The initiation of Naltrexone therapy after detoxification would be of vital importance in maintaining an individual's drug-free state. Naltrexone has no intrinsic opiate activity and has no resale value in the black market unlike methadone.|
|Source Title:||Singapore Medical Journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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