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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: Is there a question attached to this??

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A male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Addiction: Please contact an addiction specialist in your area for complete evaluation to determine management course.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
What is your ?: What to do is keep your appointment if you have an opioid dependency, which i would imagine you do since you made the appt with a Suboxone provider. H ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: You are absolutely correct. You cannot stop opioids suddenly. If there are no pain specialists in your area, talk with your primary care doctor if you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
46 years experience in Psychiatry
In clinics: Methadone can only be prescribed for tratment of opioid dependence in specially licensed clinics in the US. Doctors with special licenses may treat a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Suboxone: In the usa Suboxone is mainly used to treat addiction issues. It requires a special certification and a special dea number. Most doctors perceive this ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes: they do
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Location, location..: You'll need to check for your State's laws on this. Some may allow it, but many don't and it changes over the years. The professional will likely know ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Narcotic abuse: Careful documentation of suspicious things like early refills of prescriptions, frequent requests for increasing dosages, claims of losing prescriptio ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience in Psychiatry
Potential problems: Prescription medications are now the fastest growing drugs of abuse. There is a lot of diversion of these meds as there is a street value. In high sch ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience in Pain Management
State Programs: As physicians we do not "track" narcotics. Many of us do have access to data bases within our states that show us the history of narcotics and other ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
If appropriate: An antidepressant may certainly be used in patients with depression and a diagnosis of alcoholism, but it is best to treat both, and Alcoholics Anonym ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Some: Dronabinol is used for a variety of reasons - some for chronic pain, some for nausea, etc. It depends on the patient and the diagnosis.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Barbiturates: Neurologists & anesthesiologists do in some locations.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Slowly: Tapering off suboxone(a combination of 2 potent medicine in and of themselves) is something that should be done slowly; and under the guidance of an a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Many reasons: It only works as long as you take it, doesn't teach proper eating and exercise habits, is a controlled substance, has potential major toxicity, can be ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Not on Health Tap: Health Tap is not the place for you either . Unfortunately, Narcotics are not Rx'd over the computer, nor should they be. You need to see a good bac ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Miller
45 years experience in Anesthesiology
Pain meds: Because of abuse of some people. This includes some bad providers who have and continue to run pill mills requiring the government to set higher rules ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eliezer Schwartz
42 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Tough question!: This drug is used in physicians" offices, instead of Methadone treatment. It is also given to patients' for home use. Professionals are hesitant and ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Herring
16 years experience in Anesthesiology
Ketamine: In oral small doses it can be used for some types of chronic pain. Its is usually prescribed with a benzodiazipine like Ativan (lorazepam) because ket ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Can't prescribe benzodiazapines on HealthTap.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Suboxone doctors: You can look up Suboxone doctors through samhsa (substance abuse and mental health services administration). Here's the web page where you can click ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
I'll guess not: I'd be surprised and not pleased if they could. I'd hope they'd decide on their own to decline. It's not good to do that w/out close, frequent contact ... Read More

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