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Is Suboxone Addictive? Why Is It Used for Opioid Withdrawal?

Opioid tolerance, dependence, and addiction all arise due to changes in the brain that occur from chronic opioid abuse. According to a report published in Addiction Science & Clinical Practice,...

Effects of Suboxone Use by Pregnant Women

Suboxone consists of both buprenorphine (which can decrease opioid cravings, lessen withdrawal from opioids, and diminish other opioids’ effects) and naloxone (which may deter a person from snorting or injecting...

Suboxone Abuse and Medical Detox 

Before discussing Suboxone, it is important to clarify a few terms. The term medical detox is a term that is no longer commonly used by the majority of professional organizations that research and develop...

The Dangers of Suboxone

The opioid addiction epidemic in the US continues to be an issue of major concern for people from all walks of life. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug...

What Are the Withdrawal Symptoms of Suboxone?

According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans misused prescription opioids and over 8,000 used heroin. An estimated 2.0 million Americans have an opioid...

Using Suboxone Detox at Home: Is It Safe?

Suboxone is the brand name of a drug containing buprenorphine, a medication designed to help those addicted to opioids achieve recovery. Opioids like heroin, morphine, and OxyContin are highly addictive....

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