30. Dopamine Agonists for Cocaine Dependence1

  1. Iosief Abraha1 and
  2. Cristina Cusi2

Published Online: 13 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch30

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

Alcohol and Drug Misuse

How to Cite

Abraha, I. and Cusi, C. (2012) Dopamine Agonists for Cocaine Dependence1, in Alcohol and Drug Misuse, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118454503.ch30

Author Information

  1. 1

    Regional Health Authority of Umbria, Perugia, Italy

  2. 2

    Outpatient Services – Neurology, Clinical Institutes of Specialisation, Milan, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659694

Online ISBN: 9781118454503



  • dopamine agonists for cocaine dependence;
  • dopamine agonist effectiveness in cocaine dependence;
  • cocaine use, disorder dependence and medical/social problems;
  • dopamine agonists on brain dopamine, alleviating abstinence symptoms;
  • efficacy/acceptability of dopamine alone/or in combination in cocaine use;
  • primary outcomes, completion/acceptability/and adverse effects;
  • cocaine users or dependents, by DSM-III-R, DSM-IV/DSM-IV-TR;
  • quality of evidence by GRADE, moderate for efficacy of dopamine agonist;
  • cocaine dependence, and no pharmacology of proven efficacy


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