Research Update

Amphetamines and Topiramate for Cocaine Use Disorder

Topics: Cocaine | Pharmacology | Research | Research Update

Review of: Levin FR et al, Drug Alcohol Depend 2020;206:107700 In 2017, an estimated 2.2 million Americans used cocaine, with about 966,000 of them meeting criteria for cocaine use disorder (CUD) (SAMHSA, 2018). Unfortunately, there are still no FDA-approved treatments for CUD. Amphetamines increase synaptic dopamine transmission and may therefore re

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