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Year : 1999  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 160-162

Case Report of Substance Dependence with Buprenorphine and Mephentermine


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India
3 Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, MAM College, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Himanshu Sharma
Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi
India
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Here is reported an unusual case of substance dependence with buprenorphine, mephentermine, & promethazine. This combination taken through intramuscular route produced a relatively mild & delayed abstinence syndrome with features viz. increased sleep and appetite in the patients. The neurophysiological basis for use of this rare form of additive (mephentermine) with buprenorphine is speculated.



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