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Understanding polydrug use: review of heroin and cocaine co-use

Addiction

Dec 21, 2002

Francesco LeriJane Stewart

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The use of cocaine by heroin-dependent individuals, or by patients in methadone or buprenorphine maintenance treatment, is substantial and has negative consequences on health, social adjustment and outcome of opioid-addiction treatment. The pharmacological reasons for cocaine use in opi...read more

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Central Nervous System
Heroin
Cocaine Dependence
Cocaine
Opioid analgesics
Min-I-Jet Morphine Sulphate
Methadone
Combination of crack and heroin
Cocaine Measurement
Cocaine Hydrochloride
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Understanding polydrug use: review of heroin and cocaine co-use

Addiction

Dec 21, 2002

Francesco LeriJane Stewart

PMID: 12492751

DOI: 10.1046/j.1360-0443.2003.00236.x

Abstract

The use of cocaine by heroin-dependent individuals, or by patients in methadone or buprenorphine maintenance treatment, is substantial and has negative consequences on health, social adjustment and outcome of opioid-addiction treatment. The pharmacological reasons for cocaine use in opi...read more

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Heroin
Cocaine Dependence
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Cocaine Measurement
Cocaine Hydrochloride
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