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Suboxone FAQ

What Are Buprenorphine Products?

Buprenorphine products such as SUBOXONE and VIVITROL are in a class of medications referred to as partial opioid agonists. These medications are commonly prescribed for the treatment of opioid addiction, which can include addictions related to substances such as heroin and prescription painkillers, such as Vicodin and OxyContin. Partial opioid agonists such as buprenorphine can help deter withdrawal symptoms and cravings while reducing the risk of relapse and supporting the possibility of lifelong recovery. Buprenorphine-based medications can be prescribed by… Read More »What Are Buprenorphine Products?

Information About Medication-Assisted Treatment Services

For more info: | 847-423-6800. There has been a paradigm shift in the field of addiction treatment. We now see it for what it really is: an organic brain disease no different from any other chronic condition like diabetes, hypertension or asthma. While the decision to use drugs is a choice, the disease of addiction is not and needs to be treated medically. ModernMed Recovery is one of the highest-rated a physician-owned and -operated practices providing opioid treatment services… Read More »Information About Medication-Assisted Treatment Services

When Should Patients Explore Other Treatment Options?

Buprenorphine services can be highly effective for the right individuals. However, there can also be situations when medication-assisted treatment may not be the best route to recovery for you. You may want to consider other options if you: Some individuals may need a more intense form of treatment to achieve sobriety. While ModernMed Recovery offers 5-star-rated MAT treatment solutions, other options such as residential programs may be more suitable in certain situations.

Suboxone strips vs pills

Which is best? Most patients prefer the sublingual strips. While there are generic Suboxone tablets, the primary reason that patients were given prescriptions for the tablets was to save money compared to the cost of the brand Suboxone films. The Suboxone generic tablets tend to take longer to dissolve. Suboxone brand patent rights recently expired opening the door for generic varations of the medication. This has leveled the pricing to about the same for strip or tablet. My opinion is… Read More »Suboxone strips vs pills

Can you tell me the best way for a person to withdraw from Suboxone and how long it usually takes?

Originally published at Jacksonville Florida News Dear Dr. Roach: Can you tell me the best way for a person to withdraw from Suboxone and how long it usually takes? My son was an opioid addict and has been on Suboxone films for four years for his recovery. He is now very gradually weaning off of it by reducing the amount he takes each week. This has been going on for months. His physician is overseeing it, and together they determine… Read More »Can you tell me the best way for a person to withdraw from Suboxone and how long it usually takes?

Coronavirus Crisis Spurs Access To Online Treatment For Opioid Addiction

People from around the world have been impacted by the coronavirus but out of this crisis a new option for American opiate addicts has become available. A breakthrough in modern medicine that will make it easier to find support. Under the national emergency declared by the Trump administration in March, the government has suspended a federal law that required patients to have an in-person visit with a physician before they could be prescribed drugs that help quell withdrawal symptoms, such… Read More »Coronavirus Crisis Spurs Access To Online Treatment For Opioid Addiction

What are some health tips while taking Suboxone?

In this article, you’re going to learn how to stay as healthy as possible while taking Suboxone. Many opioid-dependent individuals choose to get on Suboxone Maintenance so they don’t have to worry about opioid withdrawal symptoms or cravings. There are many opinions about this subject. Some think Suboxone is a “Miracle Medication.” And some think it’s just “Trading one addiction for another.” The truth is that it can be both… depending on how the person uses Suboxone. I’ve seen people use… Read More »What are some health tips while taking Suboxone?

What if I no longer wish to take Suboxone? Can I stop or switch to a different medication?

Patients who no longer wish to take Suboxone should work closely with their treatment providers in order to safely taper off of the medication. Patients who abruptly stop using Suboxone put themselves at increased risk for developing withdrawal symptoms. Once a patient has safely stopped using Suboxone, they can either transition to a different medication or continue treatment without any medications.

5 Myths About Suboxon

Suboxone, a combination medication containing buprenorphine and naloxone, is one of the main medications used for medication-assisted therapy (MAT) for opiate addiction. Use of MATs has been shown to lower the risk of fatal overdoses by approximately 50%. Suboxone works by tightly binding to the same receptors in the brain as other opiates, such as heroin, morphine, and oxycodone. By doing so, it blunts intoxication with these other drugs, it prevents cravings, and it allows many people to transition back… Read More »5 Myths About Suboxon