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Oral naltrexone as a treatment for relapse prevention in formerly opioid-dependent drug users: a systematic review and economic evaluation

Abstract:

To investigate the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of naltrexone for relapse prevention in detoxified formerly opioid-dependent individuals compared with any strategy that does not use naltrexone, including treatment with placebo, other pharmacological treatments, psychosocial interventions or no treatment. Major electronic databases were searched from inception to September 2005. Selected studies were screened and quality assessed. Meta-analyses were carried out as appropriate....

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Juarez-Garcia, A More by this author
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Journal:
HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT
Volume:
11
Issue:
6
Pages:
1-+
Publication date:
2007-02-05
ISSN:
1366-5278
URN:
uuid:4ed1cbcb-aa2f-4767-987b-dc4a332ba3e7
Source identifiers:
116542
Local pid:
pubs:116542
Language:
English

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