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.
- Study Author(s):
- Royal College of General Practitioners
- Publication Date:
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Guidance for the use of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence in primary care
UK guidelines for buprenorphine maintenance