Combination treatment for methamphetamine use disorder shows promise
3 days ago - By ScienceDaily
A combination of two medications, injectable naltrexone and oral bupropion, was safe and effective in treating adults with moderate or severe methamphetamine use disorder in a double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III clinical trial. The findings suggest this combination therapy may be a promising addition to current approaches to treatment, such as cognitive behavioral therapy and contingency management interventions, for a very serious condition that remains difficult to treat and overcome.
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Naltrexone and Bupropion Promising Combo for Meth Addiction
3 days ago - By Medscape
The combination treatment may be a game changer for some patients with severe methamphetamine use disorder, results of a new randomized trial, ADAPT-2, suggest.
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Naltrexone-bupropion more effective than placebo for methamphetamine use disorder
3 days ago - By Healio
Responses to combination naltrexone-bupropion therapy among adults with methamphetamine use disorder were “low” but higher than responses to placebo, researchers reported.
Currently, there are no FDA-approved treatments for methamphetamine use disorder, according to Madhukar H. Trivedi, MD, a professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and colleagues.
“Long-term methamphetamine misuse has been shown to cause diffuse changes to the brain, which can contribute to severe health consequences beyond addiction itself,”
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Naltrexone-Bupropion Helps for Meth Addiction, But Not a Lot
3 days ago - By MedPageToday
A combination of naltrexone and bupropion was helpful in slightly reducing drug use for those struggling with methamphetamine use disorder, according to a double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
During the 12-week trial, 13...
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