Various safe, effective treatments for substance use disorder (SUD) exist. However, recent research indicates that the vast majority of patients remain untreated — including 87% of people with opioid use disorder (OUD) in the United States, as of 2019. Analysis shows that only about 1 in 10 people living with OUD receive medications known to reduce opioid overdoses.
Are you up to date on SUD medications, including their indications, contraindications, and recommendations during withdrawal? Test yourself on these critical therapeutics with this quick quiz.
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Cite this: Mary L. Windle. Rapid Rx Quiz: Substance Use Disorder Medications - Medscape - Jan 24, 2023.