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

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OBJECTIVES: 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. DATA SOURCES: Major electronic databases were searched from inception to September 2005. REVIEW METHODS: Selected studies were screened and quality assessed. Meta...

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Journal:
Health technology assessment (Winchester, England)
Volume:
11
Issue:
6
Pages:
iii-85
Publication date:
2007-02-05
EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
URN:
uuid:8c0d9993-8c2a-42ae-8645-b5ef856031ef
Source identifiers:
116340
Local pid:
pubs:116340

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