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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 u take suboxone and a blood thinner together?

Can u take suboxone and a blood thinner together?

As prescribed by Dr: In my experience, Suboxone can be safely co-administered with commonly prescribed blood thinners such as aspirin, heparin, plavix, xarelto, warfarin, pradaxa, etc. One should always consult the prescribing physician in such circumstances as there may be other factors to consider. ...Read more

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Ive been on about 12 to 16mg of suboxone a day fir nearly 5 years; if i stop 48 hrs before a blood tox screen, will i pass?

Ive been on about 12 to 16mg of suboxone a day fir nearly 5 years; if i stop 48 hrs before a blood tox screen, will i pass?

Is it prescribed: and, if so, why the variation in the dose. There should not be a range of medication you take, but a fixed dose. If it is being appropriately prescribed, then that is a defense against a drug test. Secondly, are you sure they are doing a blood test, since blood testing is the WRONG way to determine whether someone is using suboxone. They also have to test for specific drug with buprenorphine. ...Read more

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If someone takes a Suboxone and is on Prozac and blood pressure meds are they going to be alright?

If someone takes a Suboxone and is on Prozac and blood pressure meds are they going to be alright?

It depends: If the person stays clean of substance abuse, his/her chances of being "alright" increase substantially. If using stimulants like Cocaine or meth, etc, the blood pressure problems could increase and stroke could result. This person needs to also be in a substance abuse recovery program, not just taking suboxone. Then his/her whole life can improve -- real healing can happen. ...Read more

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When can you test negative for suboxone in urine and blood test? My friend is very ill and fears that he won't be taken seriously and like an addict.

When can you test negative for suboxone in urine and blood test? My friend is very ill and fears that he won't be taken seriously and like an addict.

Not sure of ?: Unfortunately, all too many physicians and other health care providers have negative views of people with addiction, whether they are receiving treatment or not. The doctor providing the suboxone can recommend colleagues who are more open-minded and should be consulted. Most common drug-screens do not include buprenorphine (the active drug). Blood tests aren't often used. ...Read more

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I just started a Suboxone program to get off of Fentanyl and Oxycodone. My blood pressure has gone up - is this related?

I just started a Suboxone program to get off of Fentanyl and Oxycodone. My blood pressure has gone up - is this related?

Not directly.: suboxone is a narcotic/narcotic blocker combination. neither is likely to change blood pressure HOWEVER, changing narcotics often produces some degree of withdrawal and this can chause a mild change in blood pressure. ...Read more

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Painful non-pitting edema for 2mos: feet, legs, abdomen. Gained 40lbs in same 2mos. CT/blood neg. Started suboxone. Similar swelling after Opana OD.

Painful non-pitting edema for 2mos: feet, legs, abdomen. Gained 40lbs in same 2mos. CT/blood neg.  Started suboxone. Similar swelling after Opana OD.

Probably drug react: appears drug reaction or side effect. Why you need such powerful pain relievers?we propose you to find the cause of pain. Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com to learn more about treating the cause of illness. If interested you can make an appointment for a consult ...Read more

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How long does Suboxone stay in your system?

The pharmacological: Effect is 24 hours but the biological effect may easily last 48 hours or rarely longer depending on a variety of factors. ...Read more

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How long does suboxone stay in your system for a urine test?

How long does suboxone stay in your system for a urine test?

Ans: Sub ozone can stay in the system from 2 to 7 days in my experience with it. A lot depends on your body habit us as well. ...Read more

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How doe Suboxone show up or read as on a urine drug screen? And how long does Suboxone stay in your urine? Overcoming a brief opiate dependence and looking for work.

How doe Suboxone show up or read as on a urine drug screen? And how long does Suboxone stay in your urine? Overcoming a brief opiate dependence and looking for work.

Drug test: You need not worry about your drug test. Before taking the test, indicate that you take suboxone. A prescribed medication. You can only fail the test if you dont indicate that you are prescribed the medicine before doing the urine screen. ...Read more

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