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Long-Term Use of Suboxone

Suboxone, which might be prescribed to treat someone’s opioid dependence, has both buprenorphine and naloxone in it.1 If it is still contributing to intended treatment objectives and it is still beneficial...

More info on Methadone Withdrawal

Suboxone is becoming the maintenance drug of choice for facilities across the country because of the side effects of methadone. Although methadone has proven to be an effective treatment, it...

Methadone Withdrawal Symptoms and Timelines

Methadone is a synthetic opioid agonist drug widely used for detoxification and withdrawal management in cases of opioid addiction as well as for the maintenance treatment of opioid addiction.1 As...

Subutex vs. Suboxone

Opioids like heroin are some of the most addictive substances in the world.1,2 Ceasing use of drugs like heroin after becoming addicted can be incredibly difficult—for some, it may seem...

Methadone Treatment

For decades, methadone has been a first-line treatment for managing opioid addiction. A long-acting opioid agonist, methadone has many therapeutic benefits, but also some inherent dangers—including a risk of respiratory...

Suboxone Withdrawal: How to Stop Taking Suboxone

What is Suboxone? Suboxone is a specially-formulated combination medication designed for induction and maintenance treatment of opioid dependence. The addition of naloxone to this combination therapeutic was made to deter...

Suboxone Treatment and Abuse Potential

 History of Suboxone Suboxone was initially marketed by the British company Reckitt Benckiser as a pain reliever for chronic pain. It proved to be very effective in small doses; however, because...

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