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Opiate Substitution Treatment Summary

Description: Medical treatment for opioid dependence using a substitute opiate such as METHADONE or BUPRENORPHINE.

Also Known As: Opioid Replacement Therapy; Opioid Substitution Therapy; Opioid Substitution Treatment; Opiate Replacement Therapies; Opiate Substitution Treatments Show All >>

Networked: 86 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 9 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Opiate Substitution Treatment is Relevant

  1. Infection : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 16 results
  2. Heroin Dependence (Heroin Abuse) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 10 results
  3. Pain (Aches) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 10 results
  4. HIV Infections (HIV Infection) : 1 outcome in 7 results
  5. Opioid-Related Disorders (Opiate Addiction) : 1 outcome in 1 result
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Drugs Related to Opiate Substitution Treatment

  1. Heroin (Diamorphine)
  2. Buprenorphine (Subutex)
  3. Methadone (Dolophine)
  4. Naloxone (Narcan)
  5. Carbon Monoxide
  6. Opioid Analgesics (Opioids)
  7. nas
  8. Ribavirin (Virazole)
  9. Interferons
  10. quetiapine (Seroquel)

Therapies Related to Opiate Substitution Treatment

  1. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
  3. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)

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