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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: Suboxone (burp endorphins) is a medication used for detoxification and maintenance treatment of opiate addiction.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
Take Earlier: Some patients find Suboxone energizing. Try taking earlier in the day and refrain from taking in the late afternoon or evening.I am curious why you ar ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Opiate addiction: Suboxone is used for opiate withdrawal and can only be prescribed by specially licensed physician. First you need to be in withdrawal before starting. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes, it does: Buprenorphine will block the pain-relieving effects of other opioid drugs (like morphine, oxycodone etc.) and if your doctors anticipate that you are ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience in 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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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Who is your doctor?: If you are appropriately starting buprenorphine treatment, there should be a doctor who has received a special waiver (with training) who knows how to ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Am not sure what you: Mean by not "reacting to medication normally." the Buprenorphine will have no effect on your other medications - adderal, Buspar (buspirone) and klon ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dusoe
21 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Suboxone: We have been prescribing Suboxone for 7 years and have heard no complaints about the grapefruit juice from those that use it. There are medications th ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Nairn
28 years experience in Pain Management
Be Patient: The half-life of Suboxone in the body is up to 2 days so it may still be in your system and affecting the new pain medication you are taking. I recom ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Subaxone2/0.5 mg can be used after maintenance and counselling to taper off subaxone for opiod dependence.
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