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Perceptions of extended‐release buprenorphine injections for opioid use disorder among people who regularly use opioids in Australia

Among regular opioid users in Australia, perceptions of extended‐release buprenorphine as a good treatment option are associated with being female, recent illicit drug use and factors relating to the (in)convenience of current opioid agonist treatment.

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The status of hepatitis C virus infection among people who inject drugs in the Middle East and North Africa

Half of people who inject drugs in the Middle East and North Africa appear to have been infected with hepatitis C virus, with large variations in antibody prevalence among countries.

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Titrated baclofen for high‐risk alcohol consumption: a randomized placebo‐controlled trial in out‐patients with 1‐year follow‐up

Baclofen was more effective than placebo in reducing alcohol consumption to low‐risk levels but had more, and more serious, adverse events than placebo.

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