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Guidance for the use of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence in primary care

UK guidelines for buprenorphine maintenance

  1. aemetha
    Study Author(s):
    Royal College of General Practitioners
    Publication Date:
    This guidance has been produced to aid medical practitioners in the use of buprenorphine as a substitute medication for opioid dependence for maintenance and detoxification. It should be read in conjunction with ‘Drug Misuse and Dependence: Guidelines on Clinical Management’ issued by the UK Departments of Health in 1999.