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Simultaneous Treatment of Hypertension and Opiate Withdrawal Using an Alpha 2-adrenergic Agonist

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Simultaneous Treatment of Hypertension and Opiate Withdrawal Using an Alpha 2-adrenergic Agonist

C C Bell. J Natl Med Assoc.

Abstract

This report describes the treatment of a Viet Nam veteran with an α(2)-adrenergic agonist (clonidine) for hypertension which had an additional beneficial effect of allowing withdrawal in ten days from 20 mg of methadone a day with minimal withdrawal symptoms.

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