Pharmacotherapy for amphetamine dependence: A systematic review
Nicole K Lee, Linda Jenner, Angela Harney, Jacqui Cameron
DRUG AND ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE | ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD | Published : 2018
BACKGROUND: Demand for treatment for amphetamine use is increasing internationally. Establishing effective pharmacotherapy provides broader treatment options for people who are dependent on amphetamine and may encourage engagement in evidence-based behavioral treatment. This study aimed to identify medicines that have potential in improving treatment outcomes for people who are dependent on amphetamines. METHODS: Medline, PsycINFO, Embase and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched from 1997 to 2012 and again from 2013 to 2016. Studies on medications for amphetamine/methamphetamine dependence treatment were selected and assessed by two independent researchers. A meta-narrat..View full abstract
This paper draws on a review funded by the Australian National Council on Drugs (ANCD).