Tag: methamphetamine

Should Feds Allow a Therapy That Pays Meth Users to Abstain?

In his multiple attempts to overcome a methamphetamine addiction that ground through two decades of his life, Tyrone Clifford Jr. remembers well the closest he...

Two-Drug Combo May Help Fight Meth Addiction

In the first stage, patients (aged 18 to 65) were divided into two groups. One was given the combination therapy, which involved a shot of...

National Spike in Methamphetamine Overdose Deaths

The national rate of methamphetamine overdose deaths shot up significantly between 2011 and 2018, particularly among non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native communities, new research...

Naltrexone and Bupropion Promising Combo for Meth Addiction

The combination of naltrexone and bupropion results in a response rate almost six times greater than with placebo in patients with moderate or severe methamphetamine...

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Raises Dry Ice Questions

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As health care administrators and federal officials coordinate COVID-19 vaccine distribution...

High Rate of Stimulant Use in Opioid ED Cases

Nearly 40% of hundreds of opioid abusers at several emergency departments tested positive for stimulants, and they were more likely to be white than other...