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Why would a person take suboxone?

Why would a person take suboxone?

Many reasons but....: The 2 main reasons a person should take Suboxone is to diminish or eliminate cravings and withdrawal symptoms of opioid addiction.
Treatment must be provided by an md especially trained and licensed. ...Read more

Dr. Kevin Passer
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Suboxone (Definition)

Suboxone is semi-synthetic opiate compound. At higher doses, it is used to treat opioid addiction. In lower doses, suboxone can be used to control moderate acute pain in non-opioid tolerant individuals and ...Read more


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Can you take Suboxone and Ambien (zolpidem) together just for one night?

Can you take Suboxone and Ambien (zolpidem) together just for one night?

Dual diagnosis: I recommend not taking ambien (zolpidem) and suboxone. Withdrawal and insomnia is part of the process of withdrawal. Taking another potentially addictive medication is not recommended. I would only advise it's use under the strict oversight of an addiction specialist during the time of use under a medication of Suboxone which enhances it's effects ...Read more

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Can I take clonidine before suboxone? Today I am quitting 5 years of heroin use. What can I do for ease on w/d?

Can I take clonidine before suboxone? Today I am quitting 5 years of heroin use. What can I do for ease on w/d?

Yes: Clonidine hs been shown to be effective at decreasing withdrawal effects from opioid dependence. However, if you are being placed on Suboxone then perhaps you will not need the clonidine since you are replacing one opioid for another. ...Read more

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I took suboxone too soon after opiaye use - can I take clonidine to relieve at least a little of the precipitated withdrawals? Please I am in pain

I took suboxone too soon after opiaye use - can I take clonidine to relieve at least a little of the precipitated withdrawals? Please I am in pain

Talk to your doctor: The answer to your question is "yes" you can take clonidine to alleviate opiate withdrawal symptoms precipiated by Suboxone. You can also take additional comfort medications such as Motrin, Bentyl, (dicyclomine) and Immodium for muscle aches, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea respectively. Hope this information helps. ...Read more

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I'm currently taking suboxone., I'm now cutting back. I so my doctor prescribed my clonidine 0.1mg. He said I can take them together What do I watch for?

I'm currently taking suboxone., I'm now cutting back. I so my doctor prescribed my clonidine 0.1mg. He said I can take them together What do I watch for?

SideEffectsClonidine: You should have asked this question from the doctor who is tapering down your suboxone.We do not have all the information. This is not unusual to prescribe clonidine and depending on the dose it can lower your blood pressure.iIt can also cause dry mouth, dizziness, sedation, constipation, troble sleeping, tiredness and headache.But it is well tolerated by most of the patients. Discuss your case with MD ...Read more

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Can u mix clonidine and Suboxone together?

Can u mix clonidine and Suboxone together?

Sedation: Other than the possible risk of increased CNS suppression there are no major risks. Both may make you sleepy. ...Read more

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Hello I'm prescribed clonidine. 01mg for bp and was wondering if any nasty drug interactions happen with Suboxone for withdrawal. Beside BP drop.

Clonidine Suboxone: Both agents can lower the blood pressure, lightheadedness dizziness would be symptoms of this. Discussed this further with your local prescriber or on health tap concierge ...Read more

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I'm 5 days off of suboxone, still have restlessness but that's it, when will the restlessness go away? Clonidine doesn't help what should I tell my dr

If...: If you feel extremely anxious there are other things they might treat you with. Vistaril (hydroxyzine) can be effective as well but you still would need to ask your prescriber what is their medication of preference when clonidine is not enough. ...Read more

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Can Valium be taken with hydroxyzine and clonidine during suboxone withdrawal??

Can Valium be taken with hydroxyzine and clonidine during suboxone withdrawal??

Talk to your doctor: You need close medical supervision if on this combination of medication. Sedation and respiratory suppression are the main concerns. Don't do it alone. Seek medically supervised detox. ...Read more

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Will clonidine and sertraline help me with Suboxone withdrawal?

Will clonidine and sertraline help me with Suboxone withdrawal?

Clonodine will: Clonodine does help someone cope with the symptoms of opioid withdrawal. I usually add this medication into the titration initial hours when the patient has alot of GI symptoms of withdrawal. I generally recommend taking Suboxone and not just going off opioids due to the very high rate of relapse. ...Read more

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Could drug interactions with my meds being prescribed be really messing me up clonadine, atenelol, amlodopine, xanex, suboxone, omerperazole. Help me pls?

Could drug interactions with my meds being prescribed be really messing me up clonadine, atenelol, amlodopine, xanex, suboxone, omerperazole. Help me pls?

Yes, indeed!: Did one physician prescribe all of these? If so - you need to consider another provider. If not, you need always to inform any one of them about other drugs you take. All have some risk with just about all of the others, but the worst is between Xanax (alprazolam) and Suboxone. Respiratory distress is possible even coma or death - so call your doctor (s) ASAP or go to ER or a good pharmacist w/ the bottles. ...Read more

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Should I take my clonidine in separate doses daily? My pill bottle says take twice daily should I take one in the morning and one that afternoon?

Should I take my clonidine in separate doses daily? My pill bottle says take twice daily should I take one in the morning and one that afternoon?

Take as prescribed: Clonidine pills should be taken 2 to 4 times daily. If bottle says twice daily take one in morning and one in evening. ...Read more

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I'm perscribed 80mgs of adderol per day. And perscribed to take one 1mg Clonidine pill before bed. Is that okay for my heart rate and health?

I'm perscribed 80mgs of adderol per day. And perscribed to take one 1mg Clonidine pill before bed. Is that okay for my heart rate and health?

Have check up: Usually there is no problem taking these two medications. You should have your doctor see you periodically and check pulse, blood pressure and general health. ...Read more

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How long will it take to wean off Suboxone if I have been taking 1/8-1/4 of an 8mg pill a day? 30 years old been on Suboxone about a year.

When you are ready: Sounds like you've done the right thing by tapering it down which makes it easier to get off. Can even do 2 mg strips and take 1/2 (1 mg) and then 1/4 (0.5 mg) then stop. Timing depends on your comfort level, but should have a plan, be physically and mentally ready and work with a doctor who can support you while your getting off. Good luck, . ...Read more

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Can a pain pill be taken while still on suboxone? I am on Suboxone but I am in a lot of pain. Will it hurt me to take a pain pill while I am still taking the suboxone.

Can a pain pill be taken while still on suboxone? I am on Suboxone but I am in a lot of pain. Will it hurt me to take a pain pill while I am still taking the suboxone.

Sorry: Sorry to hear about your pain,
the role of Suboxone is to actually replace your opioid needs in addition to preventing other pain medications from working. The chemical structure of Suboxone is such that it will not allow pain medications to reach the desired effect. While it will not hurt to take a pain medication, taking it will not likely to do anything for your level of pain - this is precisely what this medication is all about.
Please address your concerns with your pain doctor and be honest with him/her before you do anything.
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How long after taking 1 pain pill can I take my Suboxone again? I had to take 1 pain pill this morning for awful neck/back pain from sleeping wrong.

How long after taking 1 pain pill can I take my Suboxone again? I had to take 1 pain pill this morning for awful neck/back pain from sleeping wrong.

Take as prescribed: Only take medications as prescribed. Do not try to self medicate or take them outside of how your doctor prescribed them. ...Read more

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Should I take clonidine at night?

Should I take clonidine at night?

Clonidine: We often recommend taking Clonidine at night so that the fatigue commonly caused by it is less during the daytime and the Clonidine can help sleep. ...Read more

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Can I take clonidine with suboxt?

Can I take clonidine with suboxt?

Be careful: Clonidine is sometimes used for some symptoms management of opiod withdrawl although using the combination can be tricky. Clonidine should be avoided in case of low BP, kidney injury, pregnancy, psychosis. ...Read more

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Who should not take Catapres (clonidine)?

Catapres (clonidine): "CATAPRES tablets should not be used in patients with known hypersensitivity to clonidine." See: http://dailymed. Nlm. Nih. Gov/dailymed/archives/fdaDrugInfo. Cfm? Archiveid=13329 ...Read more

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My friend just took 11 0.1 clonidine pills. Is that dangerous?

Yes.: The question you better ask is WHY?
He/she may need plenty of help ...Read more

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How long does it take for side effects from clonidine to go away?

Half life 6-20 hrs: In 6-20 hours half the Clonidine gone. That's 1 half life. In 4-6 half lives most of the medicine should be gone and hopefully your side effects as well! ...Read more

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My child have a cold and he takes clonidine at night and I gave him children nightquil is that ok?

May make him: Extra sleepy/ groggy in the morning as well, as both of those medicines will increase sedation. Otherwise the clonidine will help lower the blood pressure spike that most antihistamines, which the Nyquil contains, eventually cause. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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How fast does the catapres (clonidine) 75mg tablet take effect?

Quickly: Catapres (clonidine) does not come in that dosage but the medication itself usually takes effect quickly, which is why it is often used to lower pressures that are significantly elevated or in urgent situations. ...Read more

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What to do if I just need something to take the edge off, I was wondering if "clonidine" would work?

No: Clonidine is a central acting blood pressure medications. It has many sideeffects. It can cause bradycardia and calming effect. However, it is not intended for "taking the edge off.". ...Read more

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Safe to take clonidine and ritalin (methylphenidate)?

OK on combo: This is a combination which is often used for ADHD, and is considered safe. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Jacobson
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Clonidine (Definition)

Is an alpha 2 adrenergic agonist used in the management of mild to moderate hypertension and as an analgesic in the management ...Read more


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Duraclon (Definition)

Clonidine is an addiction reducing agent which is a kind of psychiatric drug and a blood pressure drug which is a ...Read more