Management of Substance Use Disorder. Module P: Addiction-Focused Pharmacotherapy. Patient with substance use disorder (SUD) (A). Is Opioid agonist therapy (OAT) appropriate for and acceptable to the patient? (C). Is the patient opioid dependent? (B).
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Module P: Addiction-Focused Pharmacotherapy
substance use disorder (SUD)
Is Opioid agonist therapy (OAT) appropriate for and
acceptable to the patient?
Is the patient opioid
Initiate or continue opioid agonist
Appropriate for and
Acceptable to the patient?
Is the Patient Opioid
Assure patient is detoxified and
Opioid free before continuing (F)
Initiate naltrexone for opioid Dependence with patient Education and monitoring (G)
Arrange for detoxification if
See Module S
Is the patient alcohol highly motivated patients can be successful using naltrexone therapy.
Is Pharmacotherapy for Alcohol Dependence
Initiate pharmacotherapy for
Alcohol dependence with patient
Naltrexone in the Dependence
Treatment of Alcohol
Naltrexone HCl (N=35)
No. of Weeks Receiving Medication
Volpicelli et al. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 1992;49:876-880