A clinical trial conducted will compare the effectiveness of two long-acting opioids—methadone and buprenorphine—on the treatment of chronic pain in patients with existing addictions.
Principal Investigator: Richard Blondell, MD
Co-investigator: Gregory G. Homish, PhD
Funding Agency: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Abstract: This clinical trial compared the effectiveness of two treatment modalities for the management of pain among patients with substance use dependence.