Special Considerations and Clinical Management of HIV in Patients With Substance Use Disorder

  • Author: Frederick L. Altice, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 2/5/20 (What's New)


  • Fentanyl is available by prescription but has increasingly been made and used illegally[NIDA Fentanyl]
    • 50-100 times more potent that morphine
    • Often mixed with other illicit drugs

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