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I have a buprenex (buprenorphine) prescription. Can I use this to ween myself off opiates?

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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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In brief: Buprenorphine helps

Buprenex (buprenorphine) is useful.
Weaning yourself may be challenging. Consult your physician about using Buprenorphine for detoxification and/or maintenance. You might also consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous.

In brief: Buprenorphine helps

Buprenex (buprenorphine) is useful.
Weaning yourself may be challenging. Consult your physician about using Buprenorphine for detoxification and/or maintenance. You might also consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous.
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Dr. James Burns
If you intend to successfully discontinue opiates you need to be guided by a physician skilled in addiction medicine, be up front about all your drug use, have a reasonable time frame and support network to aid in prevention of relapse.
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