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Overcome Cocaine Addiction

If available, administer naloxone, which can reverse an opioid overdose but won’t have any effect on the cocaine overdose. As previously mentioned, a growing number of cocaine overdoses also involve opioids, like fentanyl. The GABA agonist/glutamate antagonist topiramate has effects on both GABA neurotransmission and glutamate neurotransmission and therefore may be an effective anti-relapse medication. …

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Drug addiction substance use disorder Diagnosis and treatment

Researchers analyzed data from 13 randomized clinical trials evaluating the impact of potential pharmacological medications for stimulant use disorders, which included more than 2,000 individuals seeking treatment for cocaine or methamphetamine use disorders at facilities across the United States. The strengths-based approach to treatment planning in juvenile justice and adult criminal justice settings has been …

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