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ALLMedicine™ Illicit Drugs Center

Research & Reviews  52 results

Factors associated with patient perceived suboptimal dosing of in-hospital opioid agoni...
https://doi.org/10.1080/10550887.2022.2088014
Journal of Addictive Diseases; El-Akkad SE, Nolan S et. al.

Jun 22nd, 2022 - Optimal dosing of opioid agonist therapy (OAT) is essential for treatment success. However, initiation and maintenance of OAT in hospital settings can be challenging given differing levels of opioid tolerance, withdrawal, and intoxication among pa...

Transmission Of Tuberculosis Among illicit drug use Linkages (TOTAL): A cross-sectional...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8846525
PloS One; Carney T, Rooney JA et. al.

Feb 16th, 2022 - People who use illicit drugs (PWUDs) have been identified as a key at-risk group for tuberculosis (TB). Examination of illicit drug use networks has potential to assess the risk of TB exposure and disease progression. Research also is needed to as...

Quantification of mixtures of analogues of illicit substances by benchtop NMR spectrosc...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmr.2021.107138
Journal of Magnetic Resonance (San Diego, Calif. : 1997); Lee Y, Matviychuk Y et. al.

Jan 19th, 2022 - This paper investigates the possibility of using benchtop NMR spectroscopy for quantification of illicit drugs (methamphetamine) in binary and ternary mixtures with impurities and cutting agents (N-isopropylbenzylamine, phenethylamine and dimethyl...

Eating disorders and subsequent risk of substance use disorders involving illicit drugs...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-021-02201-x
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology; Skøt L, Mejldal A et. al.

Jan 6th, 2022 - No study has investigated the ongoing risk of substance use disorders involving illicit drugs (ISUD) after first eating disorder (ED) and whether the pattern of risk differs according to types of ED and ISUD. Therefore, we aimed to longitudinally ...

Prevalence, beliefs and impact of drug-drug interactions between antiretroviral therapy...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8604370
PloS One; Castro-Granell V, Garin N et. al.

Nov 20th, 2021 - Drug use implies important challenges related to HIV management, particularly due to an increased risk of potential interactions between antiretroviral therapy (ART) and illicit drugs (pDDIs). This study analyses the prevalence and severity of pDD...

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News  1 results

Dispensation of Antiretroviral Therapy and Methadone Maintenance Therapy at the Same Facility in a Low-Barrier Setting Linked to Optimal Adherence to HIV Treatment
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919270

Abstract and Introduction Abstract Objectives: We sought to examine the association between dispensation of methadone maintenance therapy (MMT) and antiretroviral therapy (ART) at the same facility, across multiple low-barrier dispensing outlets, ...

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