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What is suboxone?

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Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience in Child Psychiatry
For Opiate Addiction: Suboxone contains Buprenorphine plus a short acting opiate blocker called naloxone. Buprenorphine is a semi-synthetic partial opiate agonist. That means, it has very unique properties compared with other opiates like hydrocodone and oxycodone. Suboxone can take away the cravings for opiates so the addict can work on figuring out why he or she takes opiates in the first place. Suboxone saves lives.
Answered on Aug 3, 2014
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Dr. Jeremy Mirabile
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Important tool to help those struggling with opioid addiction get into recovery.
Jul 12, 2014

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