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Anticraving agents

What are adjunctive anticraving medications?

Anticraving medications includes naltrexone (an opioid receptor antagonist), which aims to reduce craving for and use of substances.

What is the evidence for anticraving medications?

Low quality evidence is unclear as to the benefit of anticraving agents such as naltrexone for improving substance dependence in people with schizophrenia.

 

August 2016

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