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Contrave is a single-pill combination of two older drugs: naltrexone, which treats alcohol and opioid dependence, and bupropion, which treats depression and other conditions.
There are three drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration for opioid addiction: buprenorphine, methadone and naltrexone.
Millions would be spent on methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone, the three drugs that help people recover from heroin addiction.
Vivitrol, or naltrexone, is a non-addictive, non-narcotic medication that blocks the body's response to opiates.
It can be used with methadone or buprenorphine (Suboxone) or naloxone (Narcan) or naltrexone (Vivitrol).
Of that amount, $15.7 million would go to purchases of drugs used to treat opioid addiction, such as methadone and naltrexone.
Another study looked at substance abuse treatment programs across the country and found that fewer than 20 percent sustained their use of medications including naltrexone or disulfiram.
The center provides outpatient care with buprenorphine, which curbs cravings and stabilizes the brain, and injectable naltrexone, non-narcotic that blocks the effects of heroin and other opioids.
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First Known Use: 1973See Words from the same year
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