FDA-Approved Medications to Treat Addiction
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume , Number ,
For decades, the principal treatment for substance use disorders has been psychological therapies. Twelve-step facilitation therapy, modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous, and motivational enhancement therapy are currently the two most widely used. Although disulfiram (Antabuse) hit the U.S. market in 1951, addiction pharmacotherapy was underwhelming for many years. Methadone (Dolophine) eventually arrived in the 1960s to […]
David Frenz, MD
Medical director, Addiction Medicine, HealthEast Care System, St. Paul, Minnesota
Dr. Frenz has disclosed that he has no relevant relationships or financial interests in any commercial company pertaining to this educational activity.