Medication for Opioid Use Disorder

Research Update

Suboxone vs. Vivitrol for Opioid Use Disorder: How Do you Choose?

Topics: Addiction Treatment | Buprenorphine | Medication for Opioid Use Disorder | Naltrexone | Opioid Use Disorder

REVIEW OF: Nunes EV Jr et al, Am J Psychiatry 2021;178(7):660–671 For decades, methadone and buprenorphine (Bup) have been upheld as the gold standard of opioid use disorder (OUD) treatments, with naltrexone largely considered second line. However, a pair of landmark studies challenged that wisdom by showing the non-inferiority of long-acting injec

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