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Dr. Evan D. Kharasch Joins the Institute of Medicine

diciembre del 2013

Dr. Kharasch is a NIDA-funded researcher known for a broad range of research into how drugs are metabolized in the body.

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Gene Variants Reduce Opioid Risks

junio del 2014

Two recent studies suggest that genotyping may enable clinicians to base therapies on individual patients’ potential responsiveness to opioid drugs’ therapeutic effects and vulnerability to their harmful effects.

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Patients Addicted to Opioid Painkillers Achieve Good Results With Outpatient Detoxification

febrero del 2015

A significant portion of individuals who are addicted to opioid painkillers may initiate and maintain abstinence with a brief but intensive outpatient detoxification treatment followed by opioid antagonist therapy using naltrexone.

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Study Points to Individualized Therapy for Opioid Addiction

febrero del 2015

Trial participants who were addicted to opioid painkillers and did not inject drugs stayed in treatment longer and achieved better outcomes than those who were addicted to heroin or injected drugs.

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