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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 stevia cause sugar cravings, like aspartame and sugar do?

Can stevia cause sugar cravings, like aspartame and sugar do?

Sorry: But none of the artificial sweeteners cause sugar cravings -- you just like sweet things and are probably overweight and Insulin resistant because of it. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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How do I make my sugar cravings go away?

How do I make my sugar cravings go away?

See details: No one can teach you self-control. You have to figure this out for yourself. Eat protein instead. ...Read more

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How can I stop these crazy sugar cravings!?

How can I stop these crazy sugar cravings!?

Chocolate: Small piece of chocolate will give the feel that you are not hungry. Just don't overdo it. ...Read more

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How do I stop my intense sugar cravings everyday?

How do I stop my intense sugar cravings everyday?

Sugar cravings: Sugar can be just as addictive as crack cocaine. For more information on how this works, view the video by robert lustig, md on youtube, entitled "sugar: the bitter truth." help is avaiable for compulsive food issues through overeaters anonymous (www. Oa.Org). ...Read more

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Is there a healthy and effective way to cut out sugar cravings?

Is there a healthy and effective way to cut out sugar cravings?

Protein: Sometimes eating more protein and moderate good fats like those found in nuts, can decrease your cravings. It will take about two weeks to do this. Also make sure that you are well hydrated because sometimes hunger is confused with thirst. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of sugar cravings?

How can I get rid of sugar cravings?

Few people treat: Few people treat chocolate, sugar or caffeine addictions although they are very common and hard to overcome. The side effects are less problematic than alcohol or other drugs which is why they have been neglected. However, they can have health consequences like stress and diabetes. Contact someone who specializes in addictions and work out a program to help you stiop. ...Read more

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How can I stop my binges and sugar cravings?

How can I stop my binges and sugar cravings?

Snacks: Replacing eating with recreational activity might help. Fruits and vegetables are healthy snacks. ...Read more

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Lost 70 lbs. Sugar cravings. Will gymnema help? Dosage? Take levothroid and blood press. Meds...

Lost 70 lbs. Sugar cravings. Will gymnema help? Dosage? Take levothroid and blood press. Meds...

See doctor: Losing 70 lbs without trying is a big deal and may signal a serious medication condition. Diabetes may be one and too much thyroid another- to name a couple. You need to see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Why wouldes the menstrual cycle affect sugar cravings?

Why wouldes the menstrual cycle affect sugar cravings?

Sugar Cravings: I don't know if we know the reason but it is a common symptom of pms which makes me think it is hormonal but that is just my opinion. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I need to know how do you curb those sugar cravings and make sure you're eating the right foods for your teeth?

Sugar Cravings: Try to start you day with significant protein and natural sugars to condition your body to quality protein and complex carbohydrates. A machine like the nutrabullet allows you to place a vegetable (baby spinach, kale) then fruit (blueberris, strawberries) with a scoop of protein powder and almond mild. Tastes great and should reduce your craving for simple sugars, make lunch, dinner similar nutrients. ...Read more

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I have an addiction to sugar. Is there anything recommended to eliminate the sugar cravings? Any supplements that I can take?

I have an addiction to sugar. Is there anything recommended to eliminate the sugar cravings? Any supplements that I can take?

Sugar craving: Lower carb diet and higher in good fats such as coconut oil, olive oil, and fish oil. The fats will help w/feelings of satiety. Carbs turn into sugar so avoid them W/in a week your craving will weaken and eventually go away. See doc to make sure you are healthy enough to do this. Peace and good health. You can use stevia for sweetening if you like. ...Read more

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Is sugar cravings related to depression, anxiety disorders? Why

Is sugar cravings related to depression, anxiety disorders? Why

Sugar creates spikes: In insulin which impacts mood and health. High fructose corn syrup is a type of sugar that is in many products. Please read labels to avoid it. High rates of diabetes, even among children today. Here's a link to one book, but there are many. Http://www. Amazon. Com/Sugar-Blues-William-Dufty/dp/0446343129
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What do sugar cravings constantly mean? 70 lb wgt loss in 16 mos. I avoid carbs & fats. High protein vege fruit diet now. Advice?

What do sugar cravings constantly mean? 70 lb wgt loss in 16 mos. I avoid carbs & fats. High protein vege fruit diet now. Advice?

See Dr.: A 70 pound weight loss is troublesome, especially if you are not trying to lose weight? Sugar craving and weight loss, may indicate diabetes as one example, but either way, you need an exam and testing by a dr. A soon as possible. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do I curb sugar cravings? I've tried chromium tablets for a couple of weeks - no help there! And how do I get rid of belly fat without painful crunches?

It's not physical,: It's mental. You need to diet, exercise, lose weight and make major changes to your lifestyle. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. You need to change your life, not take more pills. Get some willpower! Good luck! ...Read more

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Will Suboxone cause you to go into worse withdrawals if you take it when going through actual oxycontin withdrawals?

Will Suboxone cause you to go into worse withdrawals if you take it when going through actual oxycontin withdrawals?

No: Suboxone will help withdrawls from oxycotin. If you are not in withdrawls already and then take suboxone, it will cause what is called precipitated withdrawls. Suboxone is very helpful with relieving withdrawls and cravings for persons with an addiction to opiates such as oxycotin. However to be effective in treating opiate addiction it must be prescibed and monitored by a physician. ...Read more

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Am I suppose to feel the same opiate like effects on Suboxone everyday or does it go away. Or is that what fills my cravings and suppose to feel it?

Am I suppose to feel the same opiate like effects on Suboxone everyday or does it go away. Or is that what fills my cravings and suppose to feel it?

Suboxone effects?: suboxone should prevent opiate w/d (as it is an opiate). Pts should not feel as intoxicated, or euphoric, as they did on opiates of abuse. This is because Buprenorphine is a partial opiate agonist - meaning it binds to the receptor, but causes partial only response. The subjective experience of this varies between patients. C ur doc to discuss ur experience & devise the best treatment plan 4 u:) ...Read more

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Suboxone gives me euphoria/motivatIon, so I'm satisfied with no cravings for other drugs. Once the euphoria wears off will my cravings still be gone?

Suboxone gives me euphoria/motivatIon, so I'm satisfied with no cravings for other drugs. Once the euphoria wears off will my cravings still be gone?

Depends: Subaxone is used in conjunction with counselling. Subaxone has less intense withdrawal effects and dose can be tapered off over a period with reduced craving ...Read more

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Currently on Suboxone 12mg can't go higher do to insurance. Pondered methadone but didn't go...I go to counseling etc. Still craving. Is methadone better?

Currently on Suboxone 12mg can't go higher do to insurance. Pondered methadone but didn't go...I go to counseling etc. Still craving. Is methadone better?

?: I can't tell you because I don't know you but even if I knew you, it depends. There is nothing written in black ; white. Ea. Place for addiction is different. I don't like methadone. Insurance or not, 12mg. Should be the max. You probably need more counseling or different counseling. Maybe you should consider vivitrol. Hope his helps. ...Read more

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Does Suboxone cause acne?

Does Suboxone cause acne?

Suboxone: People have reported having trouble with acne. It is not a major side effect. ...Read more

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I am currently on 10mgs of Suboxone film a day and I just started having horrible cravings. Should I say something to my dr? What will happen if I do?

Take a deep breath: May need a higher dose, but that is usually done if one had withdrawal symptoms on their current dose and not just for craving. Try to identify any triggers and work with your doctor to deal with them. Cravings are usually short lived and can be worked through with proper behavioral tools. ...Read more

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Are there any foods, medicines, supplements or otc medicines that would cause a false positive for suboxone? Thanks so much for your time and help!!

Are there any foods, medicines, supplements or otc medicines that would cause a false positive for suboxone? Thanks so much for your time and help!!

+ test for suboxone: Long and short answer NO! While the "dip" tests can give false positives - any test sent to a lab would be looking specifically for the buprenorphine or nonorbuprenorphine molecule in your urine so unless your body can chemically change compounds. If the test is positive for suboxone - you ingested suboxone (buprenorphin ...Read more

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I have been on Suboxone 8 mg for 2 years now. Can Suboxone cause any damage when taken for a long period of time. And how long is it ok to take for?

I have been on Suboxone 8 mg for 2 years now. Can Suboxone cause any damage when taken for a long period of time. And how long is it ok to take for?

Liver mainly: Suboxone can cause liver toxicity. You should have that monitored. There are unsubstantiated reports of other problems e.g. neurological, but there isn't a clear association so far. You can check with the NIMH and FDA for updates on reported adverse events with medications, as well, to stay up to date. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Food Cravings (Definition)

Food cravings means a person strongly desires to eat more of certain foods. Some women during pregnancy have ...Read more