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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Buprenorphine helps: Buprenorphine (suboxone) is used as a medication for detoxification and/or maintenance for opiate addiction. It works by binding to the opiate recept ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
16 years experience in Anesthesiology
Suboxone: Suboxone is a combination of 2 drugs (buprenorphine and naloxone) . The Buprenorphine is very long acting and the Naloxone is short acting. The short ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Good question: We have very little good research to assess the outcomes of opiate addicts based on the severity of the addiction. We generally think that heroin ad ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Use as prescribed: If this is what your doctor suggested you should follow his or her recommendation. 10 hours is usually okay if the opiate is short acting and may need ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience in Pain Management
Suboxone: It's not recommended to mix Suboxone and opiates. I advised you seeing your doctors immediately to get guidance about suboxone.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience in Pain Management
Suboxone: It's not recommended to mix Suboxone and opiates. I advised you seeing your doctors immediately to get guidance about suboxone.
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience in Anesthesiology
Do not loose hope: You should never loose hope. Go to your family and friends. If they have abandoned you, god won't never do that. Test my theory even if you are not a ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Subaxone: Will stop your cravings and control withdrawal symptom and pain if present.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Semi-synthetic: Opioid that is used to treat opioid addiction in higher dosages (>2 mg) controls moderate acute pain in non-opioid tolerant individuals in lower d ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Opiate receptor : Suboxone, just like other opiates, can cause a change in opiate receptor physiology. Most opiates do this at the mu receptor whereas Suboxone also cau ... Read More

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