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how do i get Suboxone prescribed

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Dr. Vivian Hernandez-popp
27 years experience Anesthesiology
It depends: Follow up with an addiction specialist is recommended.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Doctor's Advice: The best treatment for Suboxone withdrawal will be contained in the advice one receives from their own prescribing physician. That is because, we cann ... Read More
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Under physician supervision, you can be weaned off Suboxone without withdrawal symptoms. If you develop some withdrawal symptoms, your doctor can giv ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Averages $98/14pills: CVS and Walgreens have for about $60 for 14 pills. I've seen various coupons ranging from $10 off to 50% off. Depends on your coupon. But without a ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
17 years experience Psychiatry
Getting off suboxone: It sounds like you were started on Suboxone after taking other prescribed opiates (including oxycodone) with a plan to taper the Suboxone and come off ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
Opioids in Pregnancy: Methadone is the only approved medication but buprenorphine is becoming more acceptable. Practitioners generally use subutex rather than suboxone. A ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. This is a complex issue. There isn't a simple answer, nor can a conclusion be made via email. Since your boyfried is interested in a recovery ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Your prescriber: Talk to your prescriber’s office about your intent. They are positioned best to help you through the process.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Taper: Talk to your prescriber before attempting to change doses or time of taking it.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
14 years experience Psychiatry
Opiate recovery: Suboxone is used for detox from opiate addiction (heroin, oxycodone, oxycontin, etc) and opiate recovery maintenance to stop the withdrawal symptoms b ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Unfortunately: Only a stepped reduction with non narcotic medication on a prn basis. After weaning is complete, Naltrexone may be added to get rid of symptoms more ... Read More
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