TOPIC: Medically Supervised Withdrawal From Opioids Prior to Treatment With Extended-Release Naltrexone in Patients With Opioid Dependence
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NOTE: Scientific and clinical evidence suggest there is no single best method for opioid detoxification, but rather a set of pharmacologic approaches and treatment settings. The information presented here should not be construed as medical advice. All decisions related to any individual patient’s care should be made by the treating physician and his or her medical team.

 

True or false: Medically supervised withdrawal from opioids prior to induction onto extended-release naltrexone has been successfully demonstrated only in an inpatient setting.

  • A.

    True

  • B.

    False