The implementation of buprenorphine/naloxone in college health practice.


Journal Article (Review)

Opiate abuse and dependence have become important concerns for college healthcare providers. The passage of the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 and the approval of the combination buprenorphine/naloxone for office-based treatment of opiate dependence have increased the options available for college students and their healthcare providers. The authors review the pharmacology of buprenorphine/naloxone and discuss how it can be implemented in college health practice. They also present a case report.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • DeMaria, PA; Patkar, AA

Published Date

  • January 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 56 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 391 - 393

PubMed ID

  • 18316282

Pubmed Central ID

  • 18316282

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0744-8481

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3200/JACH.56.44.391-394


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States