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Vivitrol Cuts Relapse Risk in Opioid Addicts

Vivitrol Cuts Relapse Risk in Opioid Addicts

Monthly Shot Cuts Relapse Risk in Opioid Addicts By Brenda Goodman, MAWebMD Health News Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD March 30, 2016 -- It's been called a magic shot or miracle drug for opioid addiction. The medication, a once-monthly injection ... WebMD, 1 month ago

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Vivitrol Injections Reduce Relapse Rate Among People Addicted to Opioids: Study

A new study finds monthly injections of the anti-addiction medication extended-release naltrexone (Vivitrol) can significantly decrease relapse rates among people addicted to opioids. The study included 153 adults who formerly had been incarcerated ...
 Partnership for Drug-Free Kids1 month ago Alkermes : Study On Naltrexone In Opioid-Dependent Patients Published  Nasdaq1 month ago BLOG: Where the Opioid Crisis and Criminal Justice Reform Meet  Foreign days ago Alkermes Reports Study on ER Naltrexone in Opioid-Dependent Patients Involved in Criminal Justice System Publised in NEJoM  Benzinga.com1 month ago

Heroin-Addicted Jail Inmates To Receive Vivitrol Treatments

Heroin addicts leaving the Jefferson County jail will have a new treatment available starting this summer. Sheriff Colleen O'Neill and Credo Community Center Executive Director Jim Scordo talked about the program, which will offer the drug Vivitrol ...
 Corrections Connection4 weeks ago Heroin crisis a public health issue, health officer says  Insurance News Net1 week ago Anti-addiction drug might help curb painkiller, heroin dependence  UPI1 month ago Anti-Addiction Drug May Help Curb Painkiller, Heroin Dependence  US News & World Report1 month ago

N.H. prison system to start using Vivitrol

May 08--In the fight against the opioid crisis, addicts are beginning to look for help in the very place they have historically been punished: prison. This week, the New Hampshire Department of Corrections will release its first inmate armed with a ...
 4 Traders2 weeks ago

Alkermes plc Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results

—First Quarter Revenues of $157 Million, GAAP Loss per Share of $0.51 and Non-GAAP Loss per Share of $0.16— —VIVITROL® Net Sales Grew by 41% Year-Over-Year to $43.8 Million — —ARISTADA® Gaining Traction in Growing Long-Acting ...
 Nasdaq3 weeks ago Alkermes plc : Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results  4 Traders3 weeks ago Alkermes Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial Results  BioSpace3 weeks ago

Alkermes' Vivitrol gets second chance as opioid crisis deepens

Dive Brief: Sales of Alkerme's Vivitrol have spiked over the last year, a decade after the drug's launch and the drug was declared a commercial failure by some. Originally approved in 2006 to help alcoholism, Vivitrol use has increased as an ...
 BioPharma Dive1 month ago Cashing In on Opioid War: Alkermes and Its $1,300-a-Month Shot  Bloomberg1 month ago

Opioid treatment at Rikers Island is a long-standing success, but few jails adopt it

Corrections officers work in the Enhanced Supervision Housing Unit at the Rikers Island Correctional facility in New York. Photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters NEW YORK — For Dr. Ross MacDonald, every person who enters New York City's main jail ...
 PBS1 day ago A Look At Rikers Island's Legacy Of Medication-Assisted Opioid Treatment  Huffington Post1 day ago This Opioid Treatment Model That Provides All Levels Of Care Is Spawning Imitators  Huffington Post3 weeks ago

The cost of an overdose in Massachusetts

It all starts with a $20 to $30 purchase. That's the average street price of heroin today, according to Framingham Police. But if that one purchase is a bad batch, too strong, or if the user injects too much, that's all it takes to cause an ...
 Miami Herald1 day ago

Harrington meets demand for behavior, substance treatment

When Greg Mirhej first joined Harrington HealthCare System about four years ago, the signs that opioid addiction was going to become a nationwide epidemic were just starting to show. Now, demand for the drug is at an all-time high, and people of all ...
 WBJournal.com2 days ago

New Jersey Lt. Governor Visits State's First Ambulatory Detox Center

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno tours Center for Network Therapy and talks to its Medical Director and Founder, Dr. Indra Cidambi, about her work dealing with patients struggling with addiction. They agreed that the drug epidemic is at crisis levels in ...
 Benzinga.com5 days ago
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