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What is Suboxone?

Suboxone can be used to rapidly relieve opiate withdrawal symptoms and provide stability so that the affected individual can function better, take care of essential life tasks, and make preparations for their longer term goals.


Suboxone Treatment – What Does it Do?


At low doses, Suboxone produces enough of an effect to help you discontinue opiate use without experiencing withdrawal symptoms.The effects of buprenorphine increase with larger doses of the drug until they plateau at a moderate dose. Then the effects don't increase anymore. This is the "ceiling effect" that makes Suboxone a useful drug for Opiate Rehab purposes.


In high doses and under certain circumstances, Suboxone can actually block the effects of full opioid agonists (e.g. Heroin).  It can even blunt withdrawal symptoms if administered to an addict while the drug of abuse is still in the bloodstream.


Will Suboxone Rehab Treatment Work for Me?


1: Do you have an addiction to opiates (heroin, prescription pain killers)?


2: Are you willing to follow safety precautions for treatment?


3: Do you want to get clean?


If so, you are a good candidate for opioid detox and rehabilitation with the Subutex/Suboxone medications.


Because of its ceiling effect, buprenorphine is a safe method of detoxification from more dangerous opiates like heroin.


There is lower risk of addiction, and of respiratory depression from buprenorphine (or buprenorphine/naloxone) overdose.


It IS still an opioid, so physicians must obtain special certification to prescribe buprenorphine for drug treatment.


This helps increase its safety, in fact – use of Suboxone must be monitored by specifically-qualified doctors.


Suboxone Can Help With Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms Relief


    • Agitation                      • Abdominal cramping

    • Anxiety                        • Diarrhea

    • Increased tearing          • Dilated pupils

    • Insomnia                     • Goose bumps

    • Runny nose                  • Nausea

    • Sweating                     • Vomiting

    • Yawning