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how long does suboxone take to fully kick in?

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Dr. Aron Tendler
18 years experience Psychiatry
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) in you. You should notice the initial 2mg in 45 minutes, after two days on Suboxone you can be on the normal dose (16mg a day) and you should notice the benefit that day.
Answered on Feb 22, 2020
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