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