Often people confuse Buprenorphine, Naloxone, Suboxone and it is important to know the similarities, differences and what each is used for. What is Buprenorphine? Buprenorphine is used as a replacement drug used to treat heroin and methadone addiction, and in some cases to treat severe pain. It is an opioid partial agonist. That means… Continue reading Buprenorphine, Naloxone, Suboxone: What You Need to Know
Pregnancy can be a wonderful and exciting adventure. It can also be frightening, difficult, and worrying, especially if it is unexpected or comes at a difficult time in your life. Perhaps you have been thinking about getting clean and seeking help for your opioid addiction and finding out that you are pregnant has spurred you… Continue reading Is Subutex Safe to Take When Pregnant?
Without knowing where to start, overcoming addiction and finding treatment can seem like a difficult and complicated process. You may know you need addiction treatment but simply not sure where to begin or if it will be right for you. At Inspiration Health Addiction Treatment Center, we offer a comprehensive treatment program which is tailored… Continue reading A Comprehensive Guide to Addiction Treatment
Suboxone is a brand name prescription drug, which consists of a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone. It is used to treat dependence on opioid drugs. Typically, there’s four strengths of Suboxone: 2 mg buprenorphine / 0.5 mg naloxone 4 mg buprenorphine / 1 mg naloxone 8 mg buprenorphine / 2 mg naloxone 12 mg buprenorphine… Continue reading What is Suboxone?