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PBS to cover medication for opioid addiction

SBS Sunday, 25 August 2019
Buvidal, a medication that's used to treat opioid dependence, will be listed on the PBS from next month.
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News video: Experts Pushing For More Widespread Use Of Medication To Fight Opioid Crisis

Experts Pushing For More Widespread Use Of Medication To Fight Opioid Crisis 01:40

There's a medication out there that experts say is the best treatment for opioid addiction they've seen, but not a lot of people know about it; CBS2's Valerie Castro reports.

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Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced that Buvidal, a medication that's used to treat opioid dependence, will be listed on the PBS from next month.
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