Preventive Services Task Force 2015 guidelines update the 2009 guidelines and include recent data on the use of behavioral interventions, tobacco cessation pharmacotherapies
, and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) in pregnant and nonpregnant adults.
could include: emollients, corticosteroids, vitamin D3 analogues, tazarotene, coal tar, dithranol, methotrexate (MTX), cyclosporine, retinoids, fumarates and/or biological agents.
a leader in the worlds of corporate and academic drug research, has been appointed Director of NIDA's Division of Pharmacotherapies
and Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse (DPMCDA).
Whereas all presently marketed pharmacotherapies
for the treatment of alcoholism aim at complete abstinence, nalmefene is developed for the reduction of heavy drinking.
Unlike other pharmacotherapies
for heroin addiction (e.
Those guidelines, published in 2000, support increased coverage of tobacco-cessation programs, including behavioral therapies and Food and Drug Administration-approved pharmacotherapies
BACKGROUND The use of alternative pharmacotherapies
is rapidly increasing.
Patients with a certain gene variant drank less and experienced better overall clinical outcomes than patients without the variant while taking the medication naltrexone, according to an analysis of participants in the National Institutes of Health's 2001-2004 COMBINE (Combined Pharmacotherapies
and Behavioral Interventions for Alcohol Dependence) Study.