TIP 49: Incorporating Alcohol Pharmacotherapies into Medical Practice
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: People in Recovery from Substance Use
Topics: Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders
This manual provides clinical practice guidelines for using medications in the medication-assisted treatment of alcohol use disorder. It offers guidance on prescribing acamprosate, disulfiram, oral naltrexone, and extended-release injectable naltrexone. The manual also discusses patient management.