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Medication-Assisted Treatment

Learn more about treatment options for opioid addiction.

When mild to moderate withdrawal symptoms from Opioids occur, medically assisted treatment with Buprenorphine, Buprenorphine/Naloxone (Suboxone) is used to prevent withdrawal symptoms that induce illness and uncomfortable feelings, as well as to diminish cravings.

The injectable brand name version of naltrexone, Vivitrol can be administered to assist people to maintain abstinence while recovering from Opioid addiction. Vivitrol is given as an intramuscular injection once every 28 days.

Our doctors that specialize in buprenorphine/naloxone (Suboxone) can assist in managing additional discomfort by prescribing some of the following medications:

Loperamide (Imodium) to help with diarrhea

Clonidine to help decrease anxiety, impatience, and racing thoughts

Ondansetron (Zofran) to help with nausea and vomiting

Hydroxyzine (Atarax) helps relieve anxiety and insomnia

Tizanidine (Zanaflex) relieves muscle spasms

Trazadone improves mood and appetite while combating sleeplessness

Buspirone reduces anxiety, pounding heartbeat, and reduces irritation

Seroquel to assist with sleeplessness and anxiety

Remeron aids with sleeplessness, anxiety, and mood

Ibuprofen 800 to relieves pain and discomfort

Information and Enrollment

You can seek information and begin the enrollment process by clicking on the ‘Make An Appointment’ button below. Once you have submitted the necessary information a member of the IHAT team will contact you to answer any questions you might have and to schedule your first appointment.