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Author Topic: Treating Opioid Use Disorder Along With Hep C Is Cost Effective in Those With...  (Read 458 times)

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Providing on-site treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) with buprenorphine/naloxone (BUP/NX; Suboxne) along with direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) is cost effective among those who have HCV/HIV coinfection.

Publishing their findings in the International Journal of Drug Policy, researchers used mathematical modeling informed by national databases, clinical trials and cohort studies to compare treating OUD with BUP/NX either on-site (called integrated care) or providing an off-site referral for OUD treatment (called status quo) among people with HIV and HCV who are receiving DAA treatment for the latter virus.

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https://www.hepmag.com/article/treating-opioid-use-disorder-along-hep-c-cost-effective-hiv

 


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