Medication Management

We offer Medicated-Assisted Treatment (MAT). MAT is the use of FDA-approved medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. MAT is available for the following substances: alcohol, opioids, cocaine, and tobacco.

For Alcohol Use Disorder, we offer the following MAT options:

  • Naltrexone – oral medication taken once daily
  • XR-naltrexone (brand name Vivitrol) – intramuscular injection given monthly
  • Acamprosate (brand name Campral) – oral medication taken three times daily
  • Disulfiram (brand name Antabuse) – oral medication taken once daily

For Opioid Use Disorder, we offer the following MAT options:

  • Naltrexone – oral medication taken daily
  • XR-naltrexone (brand name Vivitrol) – intramuscular injection given monthly
  • Buprenorphine (brand name Suboxone) – sublingual tablet or film taken 1-2 times daily

For Cocaine Use Disorder, we offer the following MAT options:

  • Topiramate (brand name Topamax) – oral medication taken 1-2 times daily

For Tobacco Use Disorder, we offer the following MAT options:

  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) – long-acting nicotine (transdermal patch) plus short-acting nicotine as needed (gum or lozenge)
  • Varenicline (brand name Chantix) – oral medication taken once daily
  • Bupropion (brand name Zyban) – oral medication taken twice daily

 

To learn more, please see below:




Philadelphia, PA 19106

info@philadelphiapsych.com
(901) 209-9191

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