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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

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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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Is it helpful to split up my Suboxone dosages or is it best to take all at once? I've been cutting the 2mg strips in 1/4's

Is it helpful to split up my Suboxone dosages or is it best to take all at once? I've been cutting the 2mg strips in 1/4's

Splitting doses: If more comfortable, or avoiding side effects, splitting doses could help you. Most likely, there is no difference in the final effect. If any, it could be the subjective effect of handling medications more often, or relieving anxiety doing so. Discuss it with your prescriber. ...Read more

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I live in Northern MN and need to find a Suboxone program. Can u help by sending any info...doctors names, addresses, phone #'s and availability?

I live in Northern MN and need to find a Suboxone program. Can u help by sending any info...doctors names, addresses, phone #'s and availability?

Websites: www.samhsa.gov has a link to buprenorphine providers, as does www.suboxone.com and www.orexo.com. It goes by town, and you should start with the ones that are closest to where you live. Am glad you are working to get treatment, and wish you every success in your efforts. Keep in mind that counseling may be a critical part of your recovery as well. ...Read more

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What is suboxone?

What is suboxone?

A great product: it is a medication that can help you abstain from illegal opiates. There are many other uses for this medication, but you need to talk to the person who can prescribe it. The best results are when this medication is used along with other treatments ...Read more

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Can you shoot suboxone?

Can you shoot suboxone?

Not recommended: What do you really think a doctors answer to this would be? I mean really. It's not at all recommended and it would not be a pleasant experience. I'll leave it at that. Please if serious get some help. I get that is what people with addictions can and have done, but you dont have too, there is a solution. Talk to someone. ...Read more

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What is Suboxone used for?

What is Suboxone used for?

Treatment for ....: Opioid dependence. It can be used for other "off label" purposes but it is approved only for opioid dependence. ...Read more

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Informatin about suboxone?

Informatin about suboxone?

Opiate Dependency: Suboxone contains Buprenorphine plus a short acting opiate blocker called naloxone. Buprenorphine is a semi-synthetic partial opiate agonist. That means, it has very unique properties compared with other opiates like hydrocodone and oxycodone. Suboxone can take away the cravings for opiates so the addict can work on figuring out why he or she takes opiates in the first place. Suboxone saves lives. ...Read more

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How do Suboxone tapers work?

How do Suboxone tapers work?

Change lifestyle: It is easy to taper off suboxone. However, the likelihood of relapse is high, if it was done prematurely before making positive changes in one's life. The positive and successful steps toward recovery are to change the life style, achieve better job performance, establish stable family life, or control the legal and financial damages caused by addiction. ...Read more

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Can Suboxone be purchased online?

See below: Any thing is possible but not legally, be safe get you suboxone from a legal means. ...Read more

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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

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