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Effectiveness of Mindfulness-based Relapse Prevention on Quality of Life and Craving in Methadone-treated Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Yaghubi M, Zargar F.

Addict Health. 2018 Oct;10(4):250-259. doi: 10.22122/ahj.v10i4.573.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6593172/

Exploring the Effects of Vitamin D Supplementation on Cognitive Functions and Mental Health Status in Subjects Under Methadone Maintenance Treatment.

Ghaderi A, Rasouli-Azad M, Farhadi MH, Mirhosseini N, Motmaen M, Pishyareh E, Omidi A, Asemi Z.

J Addict Med. 2019 May 24. doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000550. 

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31145174

Cigarette Smoking Is Significantly Linked to Sexual Dissatisfaction in Chinese Heroin-Dependent Patients Receiving Methadone Maintenance Treatment.

Zhong BL, Xu YM, Xie WX, Lu J.

Front Psychiatry. 2019 May 22;10:306. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00306.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6538806/

Loneliness and Illicit Opioid Use Among Methadone Maintenance Treatment Patients.

Polenick CA, Cotton BP, Bryson WC, Birditt KS.

Subst Use Misuse. 2019 Jun 24:1-10. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2019.1628276. 

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31232142

Functional Correlates of Resting-State Connectivity in the Default Mode Network of Heroin Users on Methadone Treatment and Medication-Free Therapeutic Community Program.

Kuo LW, Lin PS, Lin SY, Liu MF, Jan H, Lee HC, Wang SC.

Front Psychiatry. 2019 Jun 6;10:381. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00381. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6562277/

Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial of Galantamine for Methadone-Maintained Individuals With Cocaine Use Disorder: Secondary Analysis of Effects on Illicit Opioid Use.

Carroll KM, DeVito EE, Yip SW, Nich C, Sofuoglu M.

Am J Addict. 2019 Jun 4. doi: 10.1111/ajad.12904.

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31165574

Ginseng treatment improves the sexual side effects of methadone maintenance treatment.

Farnia V, Alikhani M, Ebrahimi A, Golshani S, Sadeghi Bahmani D, Brand S.

Psychiatry Res. 2019 May 2;276:142-150. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2019.05.004. 

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31082749

Comparison of Sexual Function and Serum Testosterone Levels in Men Opiate Addicts, under Methadone Maintenance Therapy, and Healthy Men.

Agha-Mohammadhasani P, Mokhtaree M, Nazari A, Rahnama A.

Addict Health. 2018 Apr;10(2):76-85. doi: 10.22122/ahj.v10i2.540.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6494984/

Craving for heroin: difference between methadone maintenance therapy patients with and without ADHD.

Coppola M, Sacchetto G, Mondola R.

Trends Psychiatry Psychother. 2019 Jan-Mar;41(1):83-86. doi: 10.1590/2237-6089-2017-0159.

http://www.scielo.br/pdf/trends/v41n1/2238-0019-trends-41-01-0083.pdf

Rapid transition from methadone to buprenorphine using naltrexone-induced withdrawal: A case report.

Ward HB, Barnett BS, Suzuki J.

Subst Abus. 2019 Mar 19:1-6. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2019.1573776.

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30888254

Relevance of CYP2B6 and CYP2D6 genotypes to methadone pharmacokinetics and response in the OPAL study.

Victorri-Vigneau C, Verstuyft C, Bouquié R, Laforgue EJ, Hardouin JB, Leboucher J, Le Geay B, Dano C, Challet-Bouju G, Grall-Bronnec M.

Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2019 Mar 25. doi: 10.1111/bcp.13936. 

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30907440

A Pilot Crossover Trial of Sleep Medications for Sleep-disturbed Methadone Maintenance Patients.

Stein MD, Kurth ME, Anderson BJ, Blevins CE.

J Addict Med. 2019 Mar 9. doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000531. 

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30870203

Effects of Methadone Maintenance Therapy on Thyroid Function of Adult Men.

Bozchelou S, Delirrad M.

Toxicol Res. 2019 Jan;35(1):9-12. doi: 10.5487/TR.2019.35.1.009. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6354949/

Initiation and Rapid Titration of Methadone in an Acute Care Setting for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder: A Case Report.

Hemmons P, Bach P, Colizza K, Nolan S.

J Addict Med. 2019 Feb 5. doi: 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000507.

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30741835

Comparing opium tincture and methadone for medication-assisted treatment of patients with opioid use disorder: Protocol for a multicenter parallel group noninferiority double-blind randomized controlled trial.

Nikoo M, Moazen-Zadeh E, Nikoo N, Javidanbardan S, Kazemi A, Choi F, Vogel M, Gholami A, Tavakoli S, Givaki R, Jazani M, Mohammadian F, Markazi Moghaddam N, Goudarzi N, Schutz C, Jang K, Akhondzadeh S, Krausz M.

Int J Methods Psychiatr Res. 2019 Feb 4:e1768. doi: 10.1002/mpr.1768. 

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30714249

Intravenous Misuse of Methadone, Buprenorphine and Buprenorphine-Naloxone in Patients Under Opioid Maintenance Treatment: A Cross-Sectional Multicentre Study.

Lugoboni F, Zamboni L, Cibin M, Tamburin S; Gruppo InterSERT di Collaborazione Scientifica (GICS).

Eur Addict Res. 2019;25(1):10-19. doi: 10.1159/000496112. 

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30625491

Methadone Safety: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American Pain Society and College on Problems of Drug Dependence, in Collaboration With the Heart Rhythm Society

Chou, Roger et al.

The Journal of Pain , Volume 15 , Issue 4 , 321 - 337 

https://www.jpain.org/article/S1526-5900(14)00522-7/fulltext

Methadone therapy modulate the dendritic cells of heroin addicts.

Akbari A, Mosayebi G, Samiei AR, Ghazavi A.

Int Immunopharmacol. 2019 Jan;66:330-335. doi: 10.1016/j.intimp.2018.11.047.

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30521961

Safe and Appropriate Use of Methadone in Hospice and Palliative Care: Expert Consensus White Paper.

McPherson ML, Walker KA, Davis MP, Bruera E, Reddy A, Paice J, Malotte K, Lockman DK, Wellman C, Salpeter S, Bemben NM, Ray JB, Lapointe BJ, Chou R.

J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Dec 19. pii: S0885-3924(18)31114-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2018.12.001.

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30578934

Clinical experience with methadon.

KIRCHHOF AC, DAVID NA.

Anesthesiology. 1948 Nov;9(6):585-93. 

http://anesthesiology.pubs.asahq.org/article.aspx?articleid=1971967

Can Methadone Lower Viral Loads?

A study presented at the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam demonstrated that methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) is associated with less time spent with a high viral load. The results are based on data from the AIDS Care Cohort to Evaluate Exposure to Survival Services in Vancouver, Canada. (hivplusmag.com, USA, 26.12.2018)

https://www.hivplusmag.com/treatment/2018/12/26/can-methadone-lower-viral-loads

Injection opioid use as a predictor of treatment outcomes amog methadone-maintained opioid-dependent patients.

Ledgerwood DM, Lister JJ, LaLiberte B, Lundahl LH, Greenwald MK.

Addict Behav. 2018 Oct 31;90:191-195. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.10.046. 

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30412910

A clinical trial on the acute effects of methadone and buprenorphine on actual driving and cognitive function of healthy volunteers. 

Strand, M. C., Vindenes, V., Gjerde, H., Mørland, J. G., and Ramaekers, J. G. (2018) 

Br J Clin Pharmacol, doi.org/10.1111/bcp.13818

https://bpspubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/bcp.13818

Methadone maintenance treatment as social control: Analyzing patient experiences.

O'Byrne P, Jeske Pearson C.

Nurs Inq. 2018 Nov 20:e12275. doi: 10.1111/nin.12275. 

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30460726

Predictors of sleep disturbance in heroin users receiving methadone maintenance therapy: a naturalistic study in Taiwan.

Li DJ, Chung KS, Wu HC, Hsu CY, Yen CF.

Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2018 Oct 26;14:2853-2859. doi: 10.2147/NDT.S177370.

https://www.dovepress.com/predictors-of-sleep-disturbance-in-heroin-users-receiving-methadone-ma-peer-reviewed-fulltext-article-NDT

Methadone Dosage and Plasma Levels, SNPs of OPRM1 Gene and Age of First Drug Use Were Associated With Outcomes of Methadone Maintenance Treatment.

Peng S, Jiang H, Du J, Lin S, Pan S, Yu S, Zhao M.

Front Genet. 2018 Oct 29;9:450. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2018.00450. 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6216325/

Oral methylnaltrexone is efficacious and well tolerated for the treatment of opioid-induced constipation in patients with chronic noncancer pain receiving concomitant methadone.

Webster LR, Israel RJ.

J Pain Res. 2018 Oct 23;11:2509-2516. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S160625.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6205130/

Einleitung einer Substitutionsbehandlung mit Buprenorphin unter vorübergehender Überlappung mit Heroinkonsum: ein neuer Ansatz („Berner Methode”)

Induction of a Buprenorphine Substitution Treatment with Temporary Overlap of Heroin Use: A New Approach (“Bernese Method”)R. Hämmig

Suchttherapie 2010; 11(3): 129-132, DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1261914

Abstract

https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0030-1261914

Methadone to buprenorphine/naloxone induction without withdrawal utilizing transdermal fentanyl bridge in an inpatient setting-Azar method.

Azar P, Nikoo M, Miles I.

Am J Addict. 2018 Nov 2. doi: 10.1111/ajad.12809. 

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30387894

Integrated, Co-located, Telemedicine-based Treatment Approaches for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Management in Opioid Use Disorder Patients on Methadone.

Talal AH, Andrews P, Mcleod A, Chen Y, Sylvester C, Markatou M, Brown LS.

Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 17. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy899. 

Abstract

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30329042