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Intervention Protocol

Pharmacological therapies for maintenance treatments of opium dependency

  1. Afarin Rahimi-Movaghar1,*,
  2. Mitra Hefazi 1,
  3. Marina Davoli2,
  4. Laura Amato2,
  5. Masoomeh Amin-Esmaeili1,
  6. Reza Yousefi-Nooraie3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Drugs and Alcohol Group

Published Online: 15 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007775


How to Cite

Rahimi-Movaghar A, Hefazi M, Davoli M, Amato L, Amin-Esmaeili M, Yousefi-Nooraie R. Pharmacological therapies for maintenance treatments of opium dependency (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD007775. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007775.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Medical Sciences/Tehran University, Epidemiology and Prevention Department, Tehran, Iran

  2. 2

    ASL RM/E, Department of Epidemiology, Rome, Italy

  3. 3

    McMaster University, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hamilton, ON, Canada

*Afarin Rahimi-Movaghar, Epidemiology and Prevention Department, Iranian National Center for Addiction Studies, Medical Sciences/Tehran University, 669, South Kargar Ave., Tehran, Tehran, Iran. rahimia@tums.ac.ir.

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  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 15 APR 2009

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To study the effectiveness and safety of various pharmacological therapies on maintenance of opium dependence, including retention rate, opium or other illicit drug use during treatment, adverse effects, mortality rate, criminal activity and client satisfaction