The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of buprenorphine versus methadone.
M/F ages 21-50. Opiate dependence according to DSM-IV criteria. Self-reported use within
the last 30 days. Agreeable to conditions of study and signed informed consent.
Psychiatric disorder that requires medication therapy. History of seizures. Pregnant and
/or nursing women. Dependence on ETOH or benzodiazepines or other sedative/hynotics. Acute
hepatitis. Other medical conditions that deem participation to be unsafe