Treatment of psychostimulant dependence
Question 3: Are pharmacotherapies safe and effective for the treatment of psychostimulant dependence (maintenance or relapse prevention) in non-specialized settings?
- Population: stimulant dependence (amphetamines, methamphetamines and cocaine)
- Comparison: placebo or treatment as usual
- stimulant use
- psychosocial outcomes
- adverse effects.
Dexamphetamine should not be offered for the treatment of stimulant use disorders in non-specialized settings.
Strength of recommendation: STRONG