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ORN Summer 2024 - Clinical Implications of the Relationship Between Naltrexone Plasma Levels and the Subjective Effects of Heroin in Humans

This lecture is on the effects of Naltrexone in people with Opioid Use Disorder, taking medication levels into consideration.

Learning objectives:
At the conclusion of this seminar, attendees should be able to:
  1. List and describe the three FDA-approved medications for OUD. 
  2. Explain the mechanism of action of extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX).
  3. List the benefits of XR-NTX in patients with OUD.
  4. Identify the minimally effective level of naltrexone (NTX).
  5. Describe how the therapeutic effect is dependent on NTX plasma level.
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