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Suboxone

Active Ingredient(s): Buprenorphine
FDA Approved: October 8, 2002
Pharm Company: RECKITT BENCKISER
Category: Opioid Dependence

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Suboxone Overview

Buprenorphine is a semi-synthetic, mixed agonist–antagonist opioid receptor modulator that is used to treat opioid addiction in higher dosages, to control moderate acute pain in non-opioid-tolerant individuals in lower dosages and to control moderate chronic pain in even smaller doses.[3] It is available in a variety of formulations: Subutex, Suboxone, Zubsolv (buprenorphine HCl and/or naloxone HCl; typically used for opioid addiction), Temgesic (sublingual tablets for moderate to sever...

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How long after you Stop Suboxone do you have withdrawal symptoms?
My 63y/o mother survived chemo and radiation for throat CA but was unable to stop the morphine 15mg twice a day without horrible withdrawal symptoms. Her MD put her on Suboxone 8mg/2mg once a day in June. She even took half the strip on most days and the doctor was very pleased and anticipated that she would be able to stop altogether in November. She unfortunately had a stroke 14 days ago and has been in the hospital. The first 7 days she was confused from the stroke but now she is weak and forgetful but is no longer disoriented. She told me tonight tht she thought she needed her Suboxone. She said she thought she was going thru withdrawal. I was floored. She is not having any outward s/s of withdrawal: no back/stomach pain, no nausea/vomiting, no sweating or tremors. Isn't 14 days...
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HELP! suboxone withdrawal
I'm so aware of the returning withdrawal symptoms since I dropped down from 1/2 strp to 1/4 strip of Suboxone. Is it the closer you get to being done with the Subs the stronger the withdrawal symptoms occur? I've been on the 1/4 strip for 8 days now. I haven't been able to sleep, constant turning, weird leg feelings. I don't want to go up a 1/4 as I need off of it! I've been on this crap since end of Feb. when I was detoxed from Fentanyl 25mcg and Percocet. These were prescribed, after numerous surgeries since 2005. How long will these symptoms of, hot flashes, sleep issues go on? I have to be off of this Subs for 5 days, in order to have oral surgery. It's so unpredictable and scary. Can anyone offer wisdom?? ## Hello, Sula! How are you doing? It usually takes a...
Updated 3 hours ago.
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how long does it take to feel suboxone
Just got put on suboxone today took my first 8mg at 1 im supposed to take 8 more this afternoon then 8 tonight when will my withhdraws start to ease up.I have severe cramps in my legs i also have klonopin and colonodine will these help. I read it only takes 15min to start working should i take my other 8mil or is it to soon last dose was at 1pm its 4:30now any help would be great thanks. ## Wow no one out there in 2014 all posts i c r from like 2 or 3 yrs ago crazy to me guess I'll try somewhere else thanks anyway. ## When I started my Suboxone, my dr. gave me 1 8mg in office and I was instructed to take another 8mg 2 hours later. Hope this helps. ## Thanks for the reply did it help u with the 2 8 mill strips? ## Sorry, I just saw your reply back. Yes, it literally took about 15 - 2...
Updated 7 hours ago.
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suboxone and nitrofuranton
Can you take nitrofuranton antibiotic and suboxone 8mg ## Hello, Chrissy! How are you? I didn't find any interactions or problems listed between these two medications, but it's always best to double check such information to be sure. The Nitrofurantoin may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Suboxone is an opiate narcotic that carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, drowsiness and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 15 hours ago.
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Length of time on suboxone?
Hello everyone! I've was a pain pill addict for almost 11 years. I had many of surgeries and have a lot of medical problems. I was put on the pain pills due to my severe pain. And, became addicted. Went on methadone to get clean. I was so sick of being an addict. I was on 110mg and weaned down to 24mg. At that point, I was withdrawing so bad. I went to my Dr. Whom is also an addiction specialist, in tears. I was begging him to help me. He said I could stay on the methadone and increase or go on suboxone. I had come so far down off the meth. That I didn't want to stay on it. Anyway , I went on subs. That day. I take 24 mg a day. I'm also on. 3mg a day of klonopin due to PTSD and anxiety. So happy where my life is today. I've been on subs for almost 8 years now . I know if...
Updated 16 hours ago.
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kicking habits with AN 415
How do you use these pills to kick an opiate habit without gaining a dependence upon them? ## Hello, Witchy! How are you? This is an 8/2mg Suboxone tablet (generic), so you don't. People generally end up being dependent on it for awhile and then they are tapered off very slowly to enable them to become drug free. This is a narcotic opiate, so it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 16 hours ago.
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Should I tell the doctors I've taken a few more than my prescribed suboxone
Omg. This week I would of done anything for pills. Lost my job, boyfriend cheated, kid with suicide attempt, found out I have cancer. I'm on two 8mg a day and I took 3 for a few days for the psychological feeling of relief. Life couldn't get any worse. I will be out Tuesday and I'm not due till Thursday. What do I do? ## I ended up calling my doctor and letting him know everything and he was more thankful I didn't use again. That was more important than me taking two extra doses. ## Hello, Jess! How are you doing? I am very sorry about your cancer diagnosis. And I am very glad that your doctor understood and didn't penalize you for taking those extra doses. What is your cancer prognosis? This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effec...
Updated 17 hours ago.
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teva833
Can 8 of the teva 833 be harmful to me if I take a suboxone 8/2 mg strip cause iv seen people do it. iv not tried it I'm just trying to help a buddy out I told him not to do it.another thing is he takes 3 of the strips. please let me know I would appreciate it a lot ## Hello, Frog! How are you? Very wise advice to give him. Yes, it may be harmful. Each tablet contains 1mg of Clonazepam, so taking 8 especially with the Suboxone, risks overdose. This could be fatal due to the fact that both of them cause depression of the central nervous system. Both of these medications also carry the risk of being habit forming. Is there anything else I can help with?
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suboxone tacoma Washington
I need a legit doctor that won't rip me off In the tacoma/Seattle area. Any help is greatly appreciated in advance!?? ## Hello, Becky! How are you? For addiction treatment, Suboxone can only be prescribed by doctors that have the special waiver to treat with it. You can search for doctors in your area by using the zip code search at the website, Suboxone.com. Their contact information will be included. This medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, drowsiness and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 20 hours ago.
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Desperate for suboxone in Austin texas
I need suboxone I'm in Austin Texas just moved here and been on suboxone for 2 yrs I can't find a doctor who will accept me bc I haven't been a resident for 30 days any suggestions ## If you need help finding Suboxone in Austin, Tx. I can point you in the right direction. ## Can you still find a Dr. who will prescribe suboxone ? I'm out until tomorrow & trying not to freak out.... {edited for privacy} ## My Suboxone doctor Dr. Falls is taking new Suboxone patients. He only accepts cash though, no insurance. He's a great doc, and his number is 512-329-6982. Even if he's not able to treat you, he can probably help you get t where you need to be. Hope that helps!
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Buprenorphine
  • Film: 12mg + 3mg, 2 mg + 0.5 mg, 2mg + 0.5mg, 4mg + 1mg, 8 mg + 2 mg, 8mg + 2mg
  • Film, Extended Release: 10mcg/hr, 15mcg/hr, 20mcg/hr, 5mcg/hr, 7.5mcg/hr
  • Injection: 0.3mg, 0.3mg/ml
  • Tablet: 2mg, 2mg + 0.5mg, 8mg, 8mg + 2mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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