Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Methadone Late Adult - Tobin
We will discuss the utilization of naltrexone in Tobin while in his late adult stage with a focus on dosing, and general approach.
We will cover how to transition Tobin to both oral naltrexone and depo-naltrexone. We will then discuss how to maintaining Tobin on this medication including evaluation for co-occurring disorder like anxiety and depression.
We will cover how to wean Tobin off of methadone in his late adult stage. We will discuss withdrawal management if you need to rapidly wean Tobin, including medications and approaches.
We will discuss the best approaches to behavioral therapy for Tobin while in a methadone clinic.
In this lecture we will discuss the the data, science and math concerning the use of methadone in a general sense and for Tobin in his early adult stage. We will discuss the population health benefits and the reason that methadone is a good choice for many people with severe opioid use disorders.