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

Suboxone Overview

Buprenorphine is an opioid, a semi-synthetic derivative of thebaine. It is a 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...

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time limit for medicaid-united healthcare-suboxone coverage
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I live in SC and I have United Healthcare (Medicaid). I have been receiving suboxone paid for by them for almost two years, with twice yearly prior authorization's. I would like to know if there is a time limit for how long they will pay for it. Will I be completely cut off at some point from Medicaid? ## I'm sorry, I wish I could help you, but I am really not familiar with how it works. This website provides information on medications and medical conditions, if possible, but isn't affiliated with any insurance companies, doctors, or etc. Thus, there is no access to such information. The best suggestion I can make is that you call the information line and ask them. Learn more Suboxone details here. Have you asked your doctor? They may know the answer, if they've dealt wi...
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from soboxone bk to pain meds
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Ive been on suboxone for 4yrs for chronic pain&addiction but i cant find a sub dr anywhere,will medicaid pay for me to go bk on pain mefs?
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Scared of sub w/ds
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Hello. I'm 22 years old and I'm down to my last piece of suboxone. It's a bittersweet feeling because I am so sick of being on it! I've been planning to quit but I'm so deathly afraid of the wds. I was a heavy oxycodone user since I was 18 and have been on sub's for 2 years. I used to take 8 MG's and have currently been on 2mg for about 7-8 months. All the stories I've read makes me even more nervous. My problem is the depression and anxiety you feel from it. Does that ever get better? Even after the withdrawals pass? Pleaseee help. I'm a fulltime worker and can't take lots of time off in order to detox at home! ## Lindseylee79...that is way to high to jump off. Go back to Dr and get another 2week supply. You need to taper ever 7 days. Start with ...
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coming off of suboxone
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On day 4 of sub detox, starting 5th day this evening. Anyone else out there doing this? Would love someone to chat with. ## Hello, DeeDee! How are you? I've never taken Suboxone, so I have no experience with coming off of it, but I can tell you that according to the FDA, some of the withdrawal symptoms may include nausea, headache, rebound pain, diarrhea and chills. How are you feeling? Is it going well? Others should be warned that this medication is a narcotic opiate, so it can be habit forming and withdrawing should only be done under the supervision of your doctor.
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How long after you Stop Suboxone do you have withdrawal symptoms?
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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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Suboxone was ruining me
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I was addicted to Percocet and Vicodin for 4 years I finally got off of them and immediately was prescribed suboxone 8mg a day. 3 weeks in I started getting tingly arms and hands and was so painful it would wake me up in the middle of the night. Suboxone doctor told me it was probably carpal tunnel so I got a wrist brace and a shot in my wrist. About 6 weeks in I couldn't wake up on time for work. I wasn't enjoying anything i was just going through the motions. I almost lost my job but my boss gave me some time off. So 9 weeks in I quit cold turkey. Day 1 and 2 were not bad as suboxone was most likely still in my system. Day 3 a lot of anxiety horrible chills and cold sweats body aches fatigue day 4 depression and anxiety and stomach issues. Day 5 stomach issues. This is day 6 a...
Updated 9 hours ago.
Suboxone Question
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If I cut asuboxonestrip and used only bout a 2cm thick piece, will it have effect since im now able to take my normaloxycodonepain meds or would they just be wasted?
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Ever had problems with suboxone films?
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Hi everyone! I was wondering if anyone has ever had problems with the suboxone films? Sometimes, the film will b torn in half when I open the film up, or, it will stick 2 the inside of the package and it breaks off a piece of the film. And, u r stuck trying 2 get them out of the package. I asked my Dr and pharmacist about this, and, they said the manufacturer was working on that problem. It doesn't happen all the time, but , when it does , it's a real pain in the a&&. ## Hey Cats, How you doing? Ya, thats happened to me to. Kind of a pain in the butt. ## Hey Jolter, I'm fine. Hope u r doing well. Yeah, u get some good scripts and others r awful . ## Do you two happen to know each other outside of MedsChat? I got the sense that you might from other related posts and w...
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How Long Do I Have To Wait Take Suboxone after taking 10mg oxycodone
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How Long Do I Have To Wait Take Suboxone after taking 10mg oxycodone so i dont go into precipitated withdrawals? ## You have to be in full withdrawal from all other opiates, before you can safely take Suboxone. Learn more Suboxone details here. The precise time that happens can vary from person to person, depending on their own body, how much of the given drug(s) they were taking and other factors. It's a very fine line, because taking it too soon can throw you into withdrawals, but you have to be full in them, before it's safe. Are there any other questions or comments? ## how long does it take oxycodone to be metabolized by the body after taking 10 mgs one time. ## I'm taking suboxone can I take a 15 mg of morphine I took it befor the sub and only asking because I still ne...
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Suboxone Doctors In Indiana Who Accept Medicaid
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need a doctor who prescibs suboxins i am on medicaid ## While I'm not aware of which doctors accept medicaid, I can provide you with links to help you locate specific pain management doctors within your local area. You'd inevitably have to ask the receptionist though if the doctor accepts medicaid or any other type of insurance that you might have. All you have to do is input your city or zip code for narrowed results: {link removed because site no longer exists} You can give this other page a try too if you come up with different results for some reason or another: I hope this helps! ## im 26 and dying from my drug addiction but only have indiana medicade and need help bad ## yes bad ## Hello, Are you still in need of information...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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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