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How long is it ok to be on suboxone?

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Dr. Jeffrey Unger
40 years experience in Family Medicine
Stay on drug: You should contine Suboxone as long as necessary. If you stop you are likely to return to your previous dependency. Remember opioid dependency and addiction is inherrited. You cant change your DNA. Best of luck to you!
Answered on Jan 21, 2017
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Varies a lot!: The duration of Suboxone maintenance varies from individual to individual. The average interval is 6-24 months.
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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Suboxone: This really depends on the dose you are using right now. Usually dose reductions are done every 1-2 weeks as long as you are stable.
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Dr. Michael Sokol
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The pharmacological: Effect is 24 hours but the biological effect may easily last 48 hours or rarely longer depending on a variety of factors.
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Dr. Aron Tendler
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45minutes-2days: The answer to this is complicated. When you start the Suboxone you are started on low dose because there is still some regular opiate (i.e. Oxycodone) ... Read More
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