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Heroin Blocker #81062

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 06, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Traditional use of methadone to treat heroin addiction and its drawbacks noted; possible use of new drug naltrexone as heroin blocker examined. [Dr. Harold GINZBURG - notes naltrexone is nonaddictive.] New drug's process explained. [Naltrexone USER - notes lack of urge to use heroin since new drug blocks its euphoria.] Possibility of Du Pont offering it for public use soon noted. [Dr. Charles O'BRIEN - cites lack of effect of opiates while taking naltrexone.] [USER - comments.]
REPORTER: Sheryl McCarthy

McCarthy, Sheryl;
Reynolds, Frank

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