Practical Pharmacology in Rehabilitation

Practical Pharmacology in Rehabilitation

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Practical Pharmacology in Rehabilitation discusses the effects of medications in the rehabilitation process and assists rehabilitation professionals in designing patient-specific therapy plans based on coexisting disease states and medications used.withdrawal is not life threatening and resolves within10 days (Kenna, 2007a; Sproule, 2002). Withdrawal symptoms can be treated with one of the following: naltrexone (ReVia, Vivitrol) induction and maintenance, methadone ... Peak effects of methadone occur in 2 to 4 h and last for 8 to 60 h. ... Suboxone is designed for initiation of opioid abstinence therapy in an outpatient (office-based) setting.

Title:Practical Pharmacology in Rehabilitation
Author:Lynette Carl, Joseph Gallo, Peter Johnson
Publisher:Human Kinetics - 2014


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