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NCJ Number: 126920 Find in a Library
Title: Buprenorphine Abuse: Report from India
Journal: British Journal of Addiction  Volume:85  Issue:10  Dated:(October 1990)  Pages:1349-1350
Author(s): A N Chowdhury; S Chowdhury
Date Published: 1990
Page Count: 2
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: Buprenorphine has been stated a drug of low abuse potential and often used therapeutically in the management of opiate addicts.
Abstract: An analysis of 2 1/2 years' experience of opiate addiction cases at a de-addiction clinic revealed an increasing rate of abuse, especially as a substitute for heroin. 1 table and 6 references (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Drug abuse
Index Term(s): Drug treatment programs; India; Opioids
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