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Subutex

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

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Subutex Overview

Buprenorphine is a CIII (schedule 3) semi-synthetic partial opioid agonist that is used to treat opioid addiction in higher dosages (>2mg), to control moderate acute pain in non-opioid-tolerant individuals in lower dosages (~200µg), and to control moderate chronic pain in dosages ranging from 20–70µg/hour. It is available in a variety of formulations: Subutex, Suboxone, Zubsolv (buprenorphine HCl and naloxone HCl; typically used for opioid addiction), Temgesic (sublingual tabl...

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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: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suboxone

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taking subutex and percocet together
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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subutex drs in nashville tn who take amerigroup insurance
I have been taking subutex and unfortunately my dr. had to many patients and had to transfer me to strictly a suboxone clinic which tends to effect my breathing i am greatful that god has brought me thru an addiction that has inslaved me for many years i could afford the subutex to be honest and i am caring for my 3 awesome daufhters and just started school full time in jan. i jyst can not afford the suboxone and today was my first visit with the new dr.today prescribed me 12mg strips its 500.00 for 30 strips verses 8mg @30 for 113.00 i sumply can't do it I've been clean almost a year and I'm so worried i might relapse if i can't get bk to what i can afford. ireally need help finding a subutex dr. who takes my insurance amerigroup trully greatful for any help ## Hello, D...
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free clinics & free perscription subutex knoxville tennessee
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 only drs in pittsburgh
I currently am a subutex dr. at south hills recovery project and desprately need to change. This place is very unprofessional and i have severe medical issues that need addressed. Dr.will not even listen. Please help. ## Hello, Steve! How are you? If you're there to be treated for addiction with the Subutex, then that is what this doctor is supposed to be concerned with, for other medical issues, you'll need to see a different doctor, or see this one on an appointment scheduled just for that if he does such, rather than during your Subutex visits. Is anyone aware of other doctors that they can recommend in that area? This is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipat...
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trying to find a Doctor in the Lehigh Valley Pa that prescribes subutex or suboxone
Need to find a Doctor that take Blue Cross that will provide me subutex I live in PA the Lehigh Valley .All of the Doctors will only take medical assistance or the clinics I need help please ## I am so disgusted with the system and Insurance companies.I have blue Cross and have to pay 100 cash because the only clinics in my area only take medicaid.I am very serous about my recovery. The doctors around here only care about the money.All of the subutex/suboxone Doctors are strictly cash basis, I am on social security and cannot afford to pay $100 per visit.And to make it even worse they will not even help submit a claim for re reimbursement. Is there anyone out there that knows of a Doctor or clinic that accepts insurance or is a real Addictions specialist that can help the DEA has made i...
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How Can I Get Prescribed Subutex Instead Of Suboxone
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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Subutex Doctor - East Coast - Help Me Find One Please!!!!
I have been on Subutex for a year. My Doctor has retired, abruptly. I cannot find another physician willing to prescribe me Subutex (24 mg. daily) instead of Suboxone. I travel a lot w/ work. I would be grateful if anyone could tell me ANY Doctor anywhere on the East Coast that prescribes Subutex. Suboxone breaks me out in horrible itchy rashes and welts, makes breathing a little difficult and gives me blinding headaches- within ten to fifteen minutes of taking it. I am serious about recovery. Can someone help?! If you wish to email me you may ## If you need a doctor in south jersey to help you get off oxy's and put you on subutex/suboxine - I prefer subutex because I got deathly ill on suboxine. The name of the place is addiction medicine. If you can't find the number post your...
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13 Weeks Pregnant taking Subutex
I have been taking subutex for about 7months now , before that I took suboxone for 2 yrs . I like the subutex a lot better not near as groggy and less headaches. I have been very careful about not getting pregnant and somehow it happened . I take half of an 8mg tablet 3 times a day but here recently since being pregnant it doesn't seem to be working as well , I realize I have a lot of extra blood flow and am assuming that's probably why. Also everytime I go to put them under my tounge within 2-4 mins the morning sickness kicks in and I throw everything up including the majority of the pill . Well it's 9 days till I get my next refill and I'm out and I don't know what to do. Should I call my Dr to see if I can refill early or what ? I guess I'm just afraid to ask ...
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subutex suboxone
Surely I'm not the only person reading in shock and disbelief,How is it that so many people are unaware of the basic facts and information regarding bup,I am reading in horror that woman are trying to detox during pregnancy ,that is the worst option it is risking both lives,i also read a question regarding the effectiveness of mixing bup with methadone,anyone using these meds should know it causes withdrawals,that's the point of bup,i feel lucky to have drug treatment services that are free but able to stand along what is provided to private patients .Its horrible to think of pregnant woman on bup having to come onhere to ask for info and not telling their dr in fear of judgement or welfare,what is up with a woman thinking its an option to detox at five mnths preg,how doesn'...
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Finding Subutex Dr?
I am really having a hard time finding a doctor who treats with Subutex and not Suboxone. I have chronic pain syndrome and relief-seeking behavior soon became drug-seeking behavior. My psychiatrist put me on Subutex, and my pain was reduced a little, but I wasn't so much into drug seeking anymore. I was treated for 5 years. Then I moved, and I can't find anyone in Ohio who does this. I might have to move back to Chicago! Any suggestions? ## What is your particular issue with using Suboxone, rather than Subutex? They both contain the exact same narcotic to treat pain and/or addiction, Buprenorphine. The only difference is that the Suboxone also contains Naloxone, to help prevent someone from abusing other narcotics, while they are using it. If you are no longer having a problem w...
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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
  • Injection: 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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