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how long do you have to wait to take suboxone after oxycodone

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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If you are dependent: on oxycodone, and you take Suboxone BEFORE you are in active withdrawal, you will very much wish you had waited!! SUboxone will cause precipitated wi ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Wait for WD: If the Suboxone has been prescribed to treat opioid drug addiction, it's best (unless YOUR doctor advised otherwise) to wait until withdrawal has star ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
18 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
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Variable: Some people are maintained on Suboxone for long periods of time. You need to talk with your doctor about its use in your case. Best wishes.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
43 years experience Addiction Medicine
Give yourself time: You might consider attending a mutual support group like Narcotics Anonymous, and find a sponsor who is taking Suboxone. Rushing to get off of the me ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Depends: If you're taking Suboxone to treat opiod drug addiction, you should wait until you experience some signs of withdrawal, then begin it. If you're taki ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Supervision!: You need to be doing,this,under,the supervision of a doctor. If you have suboxone, you should have a doctor that prescribed it. If you don't, find o ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
According to what: I've been able to find out, 3-5 days before you feel the effects of the oxycodone again
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pascal Scemama de gialluly
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Get advice from: a physician that knows these medications well such as a pain physician or anesthesiologist. In general it is ok to take oxycodone after being on Subox ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't know: BUT I WOULD NOT TAKE A CHANCE...Furthermore if you are taking Suboxone as a part of a addiction recovery program this would certainly violate your con ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and no: a single oxycodone tablet will add some additional narcotic effect, but if the goal is to reduce dependence on opiates, taking more oxycodone goes in ... Read More

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