Medications that Help with Cocaine Addiction

A highly sensitive search strategy was used across several electronic databases, which yielded multiple studies providing data on anti-craving efficacy of pharmacotherapies. Further, 2 independent reviewers performed all stages of the review, with good interrater reliability. Acute administration of serotonergic (5HT) agonist meta-chlorophenylpiperazine (m-CCP) [39] led to a substantial reduction (20%) in craving. The 5HT […]

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Could cannabis help treat opioid addiction?

Last year, Virginia Commonwealth University’s Center on Society and Health collaborated with the Virginia Department of Health to calculate how much the opioid epidemic cost Virginians financially in 2020, including families, businesses and government agencies. New data collection methods introduced in 2021 now suggest that the prevalence and economic impact of opioid addiction was underestimated in previous reports. One […]

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