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take subutex and suboxone together
I ran out of subutex last night can I take suboxone today ## Hi Ash, Based on my research, there are no drug interactions listed between Subutex and Suboxone. So with that being said, I wouldn't anticipate having any problems when switching between one or the other. Also, because Subutex contains the same active ingredient "Buprenorphine", taking the two meds together or within a short a time frame of one another would also be similar to just having an higher dose of Suboxone. Is your doctor also aware that you're taking both medications? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Subutex.
Wed, Jul 31 '13, 10:47 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 249964
price difference suboxone and subutex
hello all. thanks ahead of time for let me begin by saying that i am in recovery from opiate addiction. i realize that there is a bad stigma out there about these programs, but if you have the desire to get clean they really work. i have been on suboxone for a couple months and have been completely devout to the program, havent messed up once. my insurance ran out last.month, and the cost of my monthly perscription is now over $650 for two tabs a day. i have heard that subutex is significantly cheaper, and the current cost of my perscription is entirely undoable. can anyone tell me if i would save money by switching to generic subutex paying out of pocket? ## Hello, Based on my research, the difference in price between Suboxone and Subutex is pretty large. Some say that Subute... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Subutex.
Wed, May 14 '14, 8:19 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 254782
Does Suboxone cause stomach erosion
I had trouble swallowing so went to a gastronolgist and he said i had some stomach erosion ive been on them for 2 years is it causing the stomach erosion and if so would it help to take the subutex instead ## Don,t know if it erodes the stomach but some people have complained of stomach ache while taking them. You can spit out the saliva after the sub has disolved. Not sure if that would make any differance in your case. Some people have switched to subutex claiming the naloxone bothers there stomach. Most sub drs "at least around here" won,t prescribe subutex unless your pregnant. Ask your sub dr what he thinks about switching. ...
Updated 8 months ago in Suboxone.
Thu, Dec 26 '13, 3:51 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 257645
Suboxon Vs Subutex
I am currently on Suboxon and have been for over a year now. It is getting too expensive for me. My doctor told me she could put me on Subutex. Other than the opiate blocker, what is the difference? How different will it make me feel? Will I go through any withdrawls from Suboxone? Does Subutex still give you that "feel good feeling"? ## There really shouldn't be any other difference, as long as she gives you an equivalent dosage, because the main active ingredient is still the same, Buprenorphine. Learn more Buprenorphine details here. In most cases, people can do a clean and easy switch from one to the other. When will you be switching? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Subutex.
Thu, Oct 25 '12, 3:04 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 237544
subsal mint tablet suboxone
I am currently taking subutex cause I am allergic to something in suboxone. My doctor just asked me if I wanted to try something called subsal. Its new and I guess its a mint flavor tablet.... What is it ## Hi leah, Sorry to hear about your allergy to Suboxone. However, I haven't been able to find any specific details on any medications by the name of Subsal. Did your doctor mention anything else about what it's supposed to be used for? If the Subutex is working well as an alternative option, then in my honest opinion it may be best to stick with what you already know, since different brands can still effect each person differently. So switching medications is somewhat of a gamble in that regard. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Subutex Details I hope this help... ...
Updated 10 months ago in Suboxone.
Sat, Oct 26 '13, 4:02 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 254390
Taking Suboxone Film while pregnant
I'v been on Suboxone Film,8mg,for a year. Before switching to film,I was taking subutex tablets,8 mg, 3 years.Every time i'v tapered down to quit, I'v failed. I cant handle the endless hell of w/d symptoms. The last time I tapered off, 4 weeks later I was still sick as hell. So I deciced long-term maintenance was best. I didnt plan on getting pregnant, but now that i am, i need to take care of my body. Considering the agony I go thru w/d, I hoped I would get the go ahead for a dr. to stay on the med, perhaps in a smaller dose,(4mg a day). Has anyone gone thru a similar situation? ## Well, stopping completely and going through withdrawals is generally not recommended, because it may actually cause a miscarriage. The problem, however, is that the safety of the Buprenorphine be... ...
Updated 10 months ago in Suboxone.
Mon, Oct 14 '13, 12:40 PM   6  Subscribe to thread 224245
Subtex 8MG Tablet,
Im switching from Saboxone to this Suvutex I wanted information ## Those two drugs are similar, both have Buprenorphine as an active chemical. The difference is that Suboxone contains buprenorphine hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride, whereas Subutex just has the buprenorphine hydrochloride. Both are used to treat opioid dependence and help with withdrawals. The following text was taken from an article on the FDA: 1. What are Suboxone and Subutex? Subutex and Suboxone are medications approved for the treatment of opiate dependence. Both medicines contain the active ingredient, buprenorphine hydrochloride, which works to reduce the symptoms of opiate dependence. 2. Why did the FDA approve two medications? Subutex contains only buprenorphine hydrochloride. This formulation was develo... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Buprenorphine.
Fri, Feb 04 '11, 9:06 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 163139

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