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Subutex

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



Subutex 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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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suboxone

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free clinics & free perscription subutex knoxville tennessee
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I've been on some type of pain meds. since I was17 years old when I broke my lower back. I have been prescribed everything from Hydrocodone, Norco, Oxycodone, Loracet, Oxytocin, Percocet, Rockycotin, Morphine, Durajeasik patches, Demarol, Darvacet, Percocet, Marijuana & I have always Zanex or Valium for my life altering, extremely bad anxiety, deep depression & debilitating insomnia, I have also had to have three surgeries & an additional surgery do to complications with the last surgery. I also need another surgery possibly two, do to problems that occurred.kkk I'm looking for a free way to see a Dr. & to get subutex prescriptions free or as cheap as possible. I would prefer to do an out patient treatment program but, if I had to do an inpatient treatment progra...
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subutex doctors near me
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Cystic Fibrosis patient, long list of health problems! Switched to subutex several years ago, from and alergic reaction to Suboxon! Recently moved lost the doctor ihad been seeing! Have overcome many obsticals along the years, have a beautiful 7 year old daughter, that is the picture of health! And I need to be here to take care of her! I am her primary gardian and a lot of days are very hard! Please help me find a doctor to write my Subutex, it has been extremely hard for some reason! ## Hello, Misty! How are you? What type of doctors have you been consulting? If you require such a mediation on a long-term, ongoing basis, you'll need to see a specialist. I regular PCP won't be able to prescribe it for you. Additionally, you can't call and ask doctor ahead of time about pres...
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Subutex and Withdrawals
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You don't have to be in withdrawal to take subutex. Been on it for 6 years. I always read this garbage from people that don't have a damn clue, passing on info they are just regurgitating. ## Hello, tmoney! How are you? That is correct and thank you for posting. Sometimes, people may feel minor withdrawal symptoms, because Buprenorphine tends to be stronger in gripping onto the opiate receptors, so it kicks out other stuff someone may have taken. But, if doesn't cause the dangerous precipitated withdrawals, in most cases, that people can experience if they take Suboxone too soon, due to the Naloxone that's in it. The FDA classifies this medication as being a narcotic that is most commonly used to treat drug addiction, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may c...
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How Can I Get Prescribed Subutex Instead Of Suboxone
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i get sick everytime i take my dose of suboxone. I throw up everytime. but my doctor will not switch me to the subutex even though it is in my charts that i have yaken the subutex and never got nausiated. what do i need to say or do to get my doctor to understand and switch me? i also have severe intestinal problems that get aggravated with the suboxone, what can i do. i do not want to quit treatment but i cant keep throwing up everyday all day. please someone help me. ## hi cherie, i just read your post and you have me thinking...i have taken suboxone for a while now & have always been relatively ok with it, but for some reason the last month to 2 months, i have been experiencing weird side affects that sound exactly like what you are talking about...i am having increasing bouts of...
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60 54 411 subutex mo. Ohio discount card actual savings what card n where
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I get 60 54 411 subutex a month. Need to save. What is the best discount card to use and what pharmacy do I use it at to get the best price? if anyone can give info on actual price with card savings and where, you'd be helping so much. please help me. I'm in Ohio if that matters. I just need input to compare prices for actual savings. When you call the pharmacy they won't tell what card will save me the most. ## Hi David, This site actually offers a drug discount card that can save you anywhere from 15% to 75% off your Rx, potentially cutting the cost drastically. You can view more details about it on the following link: RX Savings Card However I think the only way to find out what exact percentage you'd save "ahead of time" would be to actually go to the pharmac...
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SETTING RECORD STRAIGHT!! how long after taking subutex can u take methadone
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Both subutex and suboxone will cause precipitated withdrawal. It is the bupe that connects to the receptors and kicks the methadone out. Naloxone is just an extra blocker!! I am a social worker at a clinic. Waiting at least 12 hours only if on low dose 20mg or less should b OK. But 24 preferred. ## If you take a little less then half of a 8mg subutext 15 hours ago is it safe to take 20mgs of methadone does anyone know! ! !
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subutex- wax squares
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Not being able to afford a Dr.-a friend of mine sometimes gives me acouple of her subutex.(like suboxone).They come in a pack where you have to punch out each square..like gum.They are square,and see-through purple.The only markings are a line going down,and a line going across.Like this +, so you have 4 little squares.But today when she gave me some, they looked the same,except there was only ONE line down the middle.I don't know why.Is anyone familiar with this drug-and seen them with just the one line down the middle? I cant find an image of subutex wax squares anywhere on-line so far. Thank you. ## Are you sure they are Subutex? It isn't even listed as being available in this type of formulation in the U.S. It is actually only available as an injection, tablets and film shee...
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is subutex an opiat blocker
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MY FRIEND IS ASKING AND IM NOT SURE :( ## Hello, Lil Miss! How are you? No, Subutex only contains the active ingredient Buprenorphine. However, Buprenorphine does tend to take a stronger hold on the opiate receptors in the brain, thus it could still cause other opiates to not work, or cause some withdrawal effects in some people that are already taking them. So, it shouldn't be taken, without the approval of a doctor and following their instructions. The FDA classifies this medication as being an opiate that is most commonly used to treat drug addiction, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Subutex to Methadone
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I go to the clinic and get methadone but missed a day, so i took a half a subutex. Within 15 min it sent me into immediate withdrawal. How long should i wait to take my methadone again. Is it going to send me into worse withdrawal? ## If you took Subutex, then it did not send you into withdrawals, you are most likely experiencing withdrawal from missing your Methadone, you probably didn't take an equivalent dose of the Subutex. Subutex only contains the opiate Buprenorphine, it doesn't contain the Naloxone like Suboxone does, which is what could cause someone to go into precipitated withdrawals. These medications are listed by the FDA as carrying the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth and constipation. You shoul...
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taking subutex and percocet together
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My doctor just put me on subutex along with percocet. I've been on percocet for yrs for severe and chronic migraines. He told me to take the subutex and if it doesn't work to take a perc. I take 15mg percs at a time. I've read some stuff online that worries me. Some people say if you take percs with subutex you'll go into withdrawals. I went through severe withdrawals with fioricet months ago and I don't want to go through that hell again. I took my first subutex about an hour ago and I still have a migraine so I want to take a perc now. Can I do that or will I get sick? ## I have been taking subutex for the last month or so. about 2 weeks ago i had a terrible migraine, so I took a 10mg percocet. I went into full withdrawal. Throwing up constantly, nausea, still had ...
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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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