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1

Principles of medical interventions in addiction?

Replacement prescribing
Detox and relapse prevention
BZDs

2

Criteria for opiate detox?

Shorter history
Uncomplicated
Relatively stable socially

3

Criteria for opiate blockade?

Impulsive relapsers and ? liver disease

4

Options for detox?

Self detox w/ support
Reducing prescribed opioids
Alpha 2 adrenergic agonists (Lofexidine)
Adjunctive treatment eg NSAID, loperamide, hypnotic

5

Options for opioid substitution therapy?

Methadone or bruprenorphine