Doctor Q&A for Dr. Mark Shukhman

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
Be careful: first of all, I assume you are asking about the combination of clonazepam 0.5 mg twice a day with Percocet. Although many of my patients combine the ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
No, unless...: Suboxone normally is not detected on standard tests used by your employer etc. It can be reliably detected, along with its metabolites, on a specializ ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Suboxone has an opioid code buprenorphine and an opioid blocker called naloxone. Methadone is a different type of opioid. The only similarity is: bot ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
Relatively long: on one hand, Librium is one of the medium to longer acting benzodiazepines. on the other hand, it is difficult to answer your question directly. it re ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
An example: you can find various recommendations. Here is example of the use for an adult: • Week 1 - 1 teaspoon/2x per day • Week 2 - 1 teaspoon/3x per day • Wee ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
To incr desire: This medication is not as much for a dysfunction as to increase sexual desire. This medication is to be taken every day; drinking alcohol might lead t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Not dangerous, but can be very prolonged. Ask your doctor how to wean off of Suboxone. It will not happen without your effort, but it is doable. Some ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
A great product: it is a medication that can help you abstain from illegal opiates. There are many other uses for this medication, but you need to talk to the person w ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
Long: depending on the situation, Librium can stay in your body from a few hours to more than a day. Another problem is that inside of your body it turns in ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
31 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: paracetamol is the sane as acetaminophen. totally different mechanism from benzodiazepines like clonazepam. It is safe to take together. On the other ... Read More
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