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Do med assisted therapy drugs like Suboxone & Methadone continue to hinder dopamine production in the opiate abused brain?

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Dr. Caroline Capitano
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In brief: Still studied

Currently the thought is that although suboxone initially increases dopamine ultimately it blocks dopamine activity.
Methadone may stimulate dopamine synthesis but recent brain studies do not see effect in the brain Stimulents are very potent dopamineric medications.

In brief: Still studied

Currently the thought is that although suboxone initially increases dopamine ultimately it blocks dopamine activity.
Methadone may stimulate dopamine synthesis but recent brain studies do not see effect in the brain Stimulents are very potent dopamineric medications.
Dr. Caroline Capitano
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