Drug Detox Rehab and Program

Suboxone Detox Treatment Centers

Also known as Suboxone and Subutex, it is an FDA approved medication for office based treatment of opiate addiction. It reduces opiate withdrawal symptoms and cravings during the treatment of pain killer addiction. This process is managed at a one of the many Suboxone treatment centers in country. Suboxone is a partial opiate (partial agonist) a quality that makes it relatively safer than full opiates (full agonists). This enables physician to use it on outpatient basis without the need for hospitalization for treatment of Pain killer’s addiction and abuse. Combined with appropriate behavioral counseling
Buprenorphine, and Suboxone detox, can be very effective in treating dependence to opiates and other Pain killer’s addictions and abuse. For the last few years, buprenorpine has been available in The United States to assist in getting people addicted to opiates of ALL types (heroin, Vicodin, Oxycontin, Percocet, Codeine and others) opiate free. It is used in combination with addiction counseling, psychotherapy and other treatment modalities. It is NOT a "magic pill" - just one part of an intergraded treatment approach. But its not only able to help with the initial suboxone detox treatment. It has improved the ability of specially certified physicians to help keep opiate addicted individuals off their drugs for extended periods of time - many times for good. And best of all is that it can be prescribed right from a private physician’s private office. No need to check into a hospital or medical detox facility. The process can be delivered in a Suboxone treatment center.  No need to admit yourself for a costly inpatient substance abuse rehabilitation stay. DATA 2000 approved office based treatment of opiate and pain Killers addictions. The FDA approved "Suboxone" for such purposes in the end of 2002 and the medication became available for use soon thereafter. Suboxone is usually administered as a single daily dose by placing the tablet under the tongue or as prescribed by the physician. It will usually take at least ten minutes for the tablet to dissolve completely in the mouth. It is advisable not to chew or swallow the tablets as this may not give the desired result. This medicine should not be taken soon after taking a full or partial opioid drugs.

Suboxone detox centers can produce some physical dependence albeit of low level of severity and stopping the medicine after prolong use may result in only mild withdrawal symptoms. Looking at the effectiveness of Suboxone the study found it to be comparable to methadone. Therefore the availability of the former medication has the potential to significantly increase patient’s access to a much needed addiction treatment. Diversion of Suboxone is and will always be a concern. The studies showed that there was little evidence of diversion of Buprenorphine as reported by patients and physicians and that and more studies are needed to determine the true level of diversion and the cause for it.


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