Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)

Expert Q&A

Buprenorphine Treatment

Topics: Addiction Treatment | Buprenorphine | Buprenorphine Induction | Detoxification | Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) | Opioid Use Disorder

CATR: Dr. Capurso, given your role as an expert on various things related to addiction and the editor-in-chief of The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, we’ve had several discussions about buprenorphine treatment. To begin with the basics, why use buprenorphine at all? Dr. Capurso: Buprenorphine binds to the mu-opioid receptor, the very same receptor

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