Summary

Practitioners must obtain a permit from the Department of Health and Human Services before prescribing methadone, sublingual buprenorphine or buprenorphine/naloxone or long-acting injectable buprenorphine.

This brief guideline is to be used in conjunction with the full version of the Policy for maintenance pharmacotherapy for opioid dependence (Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services) and with the National guidelines for medication-assisted treatment of opioid dependence 2014. 

Details

Publication Type
Document
Topic
Policies and guidelines
Date Published
04 Mar 2020
Size
18 pages
Author
Department of Health and Human Services