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U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medications exist for the treatment of alcohol use disorders. However, their effectiveness depends on proper adherence to the prescribed regimen. Differences in adherence across medications may have implications for clinical outcomes and may provide helpful information in considering treatment options. This study aims to identify significant differences in adherence if present.
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Name: Journal of studies on alcohol and drugs
While the majority of youth who experiment with alcohol and drugs do not develop problematic levels of use, 5% of adolescents and 15% of young adults meet criteria for a substance use disorder (SUD). ...
Forgetting to take a medication is the most common reason for non-adherence to self-administered medication. Dose administration aids (DAAs) are a simple and common solution to improve unintentional n...
Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a highly prevalent; costly economically, socially, and interpersonally; and grossly undertreated disorder. The low rate of utilization of pharmacological treatments with ...
Extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX, Vivitrol®) and daily oral naltrexone tablets (O-NTX) are FDA-approved mu opioid receptor antagonist medications for alcohol dependence treatment. Despite the effi...
To examine the relationships between gambling disorder, pain, and suicide attempts among US military veterans using Veterans Health Administration (VHA) pain-related services.
Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) is common among Veterans but medication treatment is used infrequently and the impact of these treatments are small to moderate at best. Pioglitazone, a medicati...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether motivational enhancement therapy (MET) reduces alcohol use in a population of HCV-infected veterans who are currently drinking alcohol and...
Almost 200,000 veterans are homeless each night, about one-quarter to one-third of homeless adults in the U.S. Half need treatment for a substance use disorder, usually alcohol dependence...
This proposal addresses the critical absence of information about the neurobiology of recovery from Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in alcohol and nicotine users. AUD and nicotine use disorder ...
At least 60% of Veterans with an alcohol use disorder will relapse within 6 months of treatment, irrespective of the type of treatment they receive. This indicates that currently available...
The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of VETERANS.
A carbamate derivative used as an alcohol deterrent. It is a relatively nontoxic substance when administered alone, but markedly alters the intermediary metabolism of alcohol. When alcohol is ingested after administration of disulfiram, blood acetaldehyde concentrations are increased, followed by flushing, systemic vasodilation, respiratory difficulties, nausea, hypotension, and other symptoms (acetaldehyde syndrome). It acts by inhibiting aldehyde dehydrogenase.
Improper use of drugs or medications outside the intended purpose, scope, or guidelines for use. This is in contrast to MEDICATION ADHERENCE, and distinguished from DRUG ABUSE, which is a deliberate or willful action.
Hospitals providing medical care to veterans of wars.
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts research focused on improving the treatment and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems to reduce the health, social, and economic consequences of this disease. NIAAA, NIMH, and NIDA were created as coequal institutes within the Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration in 1974. It was established within the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH in 1992.
In order to become availible to pateints, drugs need to undergo a number of phases of clinical trials to test their efficacy and safty and to then be authorised by the drug approval organistion in each respective country. This is the FDA in the USA and N...