Recovery From Heroin
A study compared the effectiveness of naltrexone (a standard treatment for heroin addiction), buprenorphine and placebo in treating drug addiction. The U.S researchers proved that Buprenorphine helps heroin addicts to stay clean for more number of days compared to other treatments. According to the study, buprenorphine performed best in maintenance of heroin abstinence, prevention of relapse, and reduction of HIV risk behavior of patients.
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