Poisoning & Drug Dependence Resource Center

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App Helps Recovering Alcoholics

A study in JAMA Psychiatry has found that a smartphone-based application could benefit patients in continuing care for alcohol use disorders.

E-Cigarettes Don't Reduce Smoking

Use of electronic-cigarettes (e-cigarettes) does not increase the rate of smoking cessation or reduce cigarette consumption after one year.

Nicotine Patches for Pregnant Smokers?

Use of nicotine patches, compared with placebo patches, does not increase the smoking cessation rate among pregnant women

Alcohol-Linked Deaths in Adults

The majority of Americans who die due to excessive alcohol use are working-age adults.

AAPM: No Methadone for First Choice

Methadone should not be considered a drug of first choice for chronic pain, says the AAPM.

New Drug Product: Zubsolv

Maintenance treatment of opioid dependence, as part of a complete treatment plan to include counseling and psychosocial support.

Binges Up Mortality Risk in Drinkers

Among older moderate drinkers, those who sometimes engage in binge drinking have an increased total mortality risk.

Chart: Mixing Alcohol with Medications

Learn more about the pharmacological effects of mixing alcohol and medications.

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