“It’s very confusing. Even medical professionals get confused, so imagine how it is for patients.
I’m referring to the different setting where buprenorphine can be prescribed for the treatment of opioid use disorder.
Opioid treatment programs deliver care for patients with opioid use disorder in a much more structured setting. OTPs are regulated by sets of federal, state, and sometimes even local agencies. This limits flexibility when responding to changing patient needs, but provides a much more structured – some would say rigid – treatment setting.
So which setting is best? It depends on the needs of the patient.”
Read more at: https://janaburson.wordpress.com/2018/08/23/buprenorphine-prescribed-in-two-settings/Source: JanaBurson.com – August 23, 2018
See recent Dr. Burson Blog: Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder available at: https://janaburson.wordpress.com/2018/09/09/pregnant-women-with-opioid-use-disorder/