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How long should I take Suboxone for?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Varies a lot!: The duration of Suboxone maintenance varies from individual to individual. The average interval is 6-24 months.
Answered on Feb 18, 2015
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