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how soon after taking heroin can i start taking subutex

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
23 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not magic: Subutex is a great tool but not always enough. Some people with high heroin tolerance dont get complete relief. Because subutex only partially stimula ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Drug dependency: No easy cure, need professional help, subutex is used like Methadone to detoxify , ovoid group drug addition , unlike Methadone dispensed only from d ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
It depends: First, you have to be completely honest with yourself about your use of Xanax (alprazolam). Was it prescribed by a doctor that knows your history? A ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
Coming off Heroin.: Detoxing from heroin at home is difficult. Your prescribing md will tell you how to use subutex correctly. You have to be off heroin for some time bef ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Be careful. If the switch is made improperly, you can have withdrawal which might bring on premature delivery. Methadone can be started without this ... Read More
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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Bad timing: Highest risks to the pregnancy are in the first few months, using heroin in the first month is most likely to cause a miscarriage than anything else. ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chatas
33 years experience Pain Management
No: If they are in a supervised program, there should be random urine drug screens to rule out use of illicit drugs, and to be certain they are taking and ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, both can: Don't try to treat yourself or experiment with these substances. Prescription medication (opioids included) addiction is the fastest growing addiction ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Suboxone. : Please contact your doctor. You can have a very serious reaction if you take the suboxone while having heroin in your system.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wolski Jr
9 years experience General Practice
Well...be careful.: Yes. Naltrexone blocks opioid receptors, so it's a good option for people who are detoxed already. If Naltrexone is used prior to detox, it will lead ... Read More
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