Medications for Opioid Use Disorder: A Guide for Physicians

Naazia Azhar, Ravikumar Chockalingam, Asad Azhar

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The opioid crisis has shaped the national public health dialogue for some time now. A "call to action" is a strong and resounding cry from multiple disciplines. This piece intends to detail the nuts and bolts of prescribing medications used for the treatment of opioid use disorder. The underlying message here is that opioid use disorder is a chronic, treatable illness and physicians of all specialties have a responsibility to not turn a blind eye.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-64
Number of pages6
JournalMissouri Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020


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