Improve Access to Naltrexone Related Treatment Approaches

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Background

Naltrexone can be used to treat opioid use disorders. It can be prescribed by any healthcare provider who is licensed to prescribe medications, special training is not required.

Patients starting to use Naltrexone must be through a detoxification period first. This is often challenging.
 

Transitioning to Naltrexone

New study on transitioning to injected Vivetrol (Naltrexone)
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The Bridge

The NSS-2 BRIDGE is a percutaneous nerve field stimulator (PNFS) device system, that can be used as an aid to reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal to help people transition to Naltrexone.
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  An NPR report raised questions about the published study of the BRIDGE technology. This would indicate a need for further study, as it does not deny that some people gained significant benefits from the therapy/device. 
 

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TR - Improve Access to Naltrexone Related Treatment Approaches

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