Harm Reduction Victoria

Pharmacotherapy Available

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPharmacotherapy Medications Available in Victoria

Pharmacotherapy has been found to reduce opiate-related harm to both the individual and society. Though other treatments exist (behavioural therapy, drug detoxification etc.) it is at present our most effective answer to the problems associated with opioid dependence. The drugs below are currently the only options in Victoria for reducing opiate related harm.

​​Methadone

Buprenorphine Naloxone (Suboxone)

Buprenorphine (Subutex)

Naltrexone

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