Researchers find promising treatment for meth addiction

May 19, 2015 6:44 PM

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Researchers find promising treatment for meth addiction

Clinical trials are already underway after Naltrexone, generally used to treat alcoholism, successfully decreased users' desire for methamphetamine in a small study at UCLA.

LOS ANGELES, May 19 (UPI) -- A small study has found that Naltrexone, a drug used to treat alcoholism, effectively decreased methamphetamine-addicted patients' desire for the drug and the pleasure they derived from using it.

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