A 41-year-old male asked:
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is it common for doctors to prescribe suboxone for mild to sometimes very moderate chronic back pain. i'm not an opiate addict. are they peddling it?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Suboxone: That depends on the doctors specialty, their level of comfort , and their experience with the medication.
Answered on Sep 28, 2015
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali commented
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No. Personally I don't believe it is a voodoo.
Feb 19, 2013

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