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22 Does Suboxone (buprenorphine) treat pain?

Does Suboxone (buprenorphine) treat pain?

March 25th, 2014

Buprenorphine (the main ingredient in Suboxone) is a potent opioid analgesic, and has been used intravenously to treat pain for over 30 years. More on Suboxone for pain here.

14 Can Suboxone kill you?

Can Suboxone kill you?

March 19th, 2014

Yes, Suboxone can kill you in certain situations, like when you mix Suboxone with other respiratory depressants, most often benzodiazepines like alprazolam or clonazepam. More on risks of Suboxone use and abuse inside.

138 Can Suboxone be injected?

Can Suboxone be injected?

March 11th, 2014

Yes, Suboxone can be injected. However, effects depend on a person’s opioid tolerance. Additionally, the pharmacology of buprenorphine removes incentive to inject Suboxone. More here on Suboxone injection.

11 Is Suboxone a narcotic?

Is Suboxone a narcotic?

March 3rd, 2014

It depends on what definition you’re using. By most definitions, buprenorphine (the active ingredient in Suboxone) is a narcotic. We explore the specifics here.

10 Do Suboxone and methadone really work to treat addiction?

Do Suboxone and methadone really work to treat addiction?

July 18th, 2013

Do methadone and Suboxone work as a long-term solution for opiate addiction? Or do they do more harm than good? More on how methadone and Suboxone (buprenorphine) DO NOT treat the root of the opiate addiction epidemic here.

8 Help for Suboxone addiction

Help for Suboxone addiction

June 28th, 2013

Information about Suboxone addiction and resources for getting help. Plus, how to help a friend or family member with Suboxone problems.

1 How to Treat Suboxone Addiction

How to Treat Suboxone Addiction

June 15th, 2013

Think you’re addicted to Suboxone? Find out if you are really addicted to Suboxone and how to seek treatment for Suboxone addiction here.

18 Is Suboxone Addictive?

Is Suboxone Addictive?

July 22nd, 2012

YES. Suboxone is addictive, even when prescribed by a doctor. We review what Suboxone is made of and how you get addicted to Suboxone here.

117 Snorting Suboxone

Snorting Suboxone

April 30th, 2012

Suboxone should never be snorted. But can snorting Suboxone be effective vs taking Suboxone orally? We review the dangers of snorting Suboxone and whether or not they can be avoided here.

58 Does Suboxone show up on drug tests?

Does Suboxone show up on drug tests?

January 9th, 2012

Yes and no. Most employment or probation/parole drug screens are not comprehensive enough to test for Suboxone. However, Suboxone can be detected when specifically targeted. More on Suboxone drug screens here.

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