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Let’s Develop a Better Way
to Treat Opioid Addiction

If you are 18 years or older and use opioids for an average of 5 or more days per week (within the last 4 weeks) then you may qualify for this clinical research study.

The study is examining whether 100mg or 300mg monthly doses of SUBLOCADE (Injectable Buprenorphine) is more effective over 36 weeks for treating Opioid Use Disorder. At a certain dose, SUBLOCADE is already FDA approved for treating opioid addiction.

Patients that qualify and choose to participate in this study may receive up to $1,500 for participating.

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  • 24-hour access to MBR’s doctors/medical staff.
  • World class medical oversight.
  • Free of Charge!
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Free of Charge!

  • Insurance is NOT required to participate.
  • Free services include:
    – Study related medication
    – Doctor’s visits
    – Physical exams
    – Testing
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  • Those who qualify and choose to participate may receive Compensation
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“It’s through research like this that we can improve the detection and treatment of opioid addiction.


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The first step is to learn more and see if you qualify. After registering, a clinical research coordinator will contact you and answer your questions

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Frequently Asked Questions
What does Opioid addiction mean?
  • Opioids are medicines that help control acute pain. Opioid addiction is a chronic disease that occurs when there is an urge to use opioid drugs even though it’s no longer required. By boosting the feelings of pleasure Opioid addiction can cause life-threatening health problems, including the risk of overdose. The symptoms of substance abuse can vary from physical, behavioral, and psychological as well.
Is there any treatment for Opioid dependence?
  • There are medical treatments for opioid addiction. Quitting opioid drugs abruptly can cause severe side effects like nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and anxiety. This reaction is called withdrawal. The doctors of Monroe Biomedical Research Center can help you withdraw from opioids safely and slowly.
How much will the study cost?
  • There will be zero costs for the participant to take part in the Opioid Use Disorder study.
What if I am uninsured?
  • Proof of insurance is NOT required to participate in this study. All medical oversight over the course of your study participation is included.
What does investigational medication mean?
  • An Investigational medication (also known as investigational new drug) has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for testing in people in a clinical study, but has not been approved for general use, distribution or sale. It is through clinical research that these medications receive full approval by the FDA.
How will I be compensated for participating?
  • Participants receive a check following each study visit. For this study, those that qualify and choose to participate could receive a stipend.