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How can i manage pain when on suboxone?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
Suboxone & Pain: Many pain management doctors also specialize in addiction medicine or prescribe suboxone. You're needs may be best served by finding such a doctor in your area. There are lots of options. Gaining control of your perception of pain is one key.
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Work with your MD: Your md is the best person you should ask. Often the best dose for pain is 2 mg used 4 times a day. This is because of suboxone's unique agonist/antagonist properties and the limited duration of analgesia each dose provides. There are many other non medication strategies that can help you manage pain - meditation, acupuncture, exercise, biofeedback, massage, cognitive behavior therapy.

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