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25Nov, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving

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Hello Everyone, As we go into our Thanksgiving weekend, we just want to pause and say “Thank You”! Thank you for allowing us to serve you!  Please note that our offices will be closed Thursday, November 26th, and Friday, November 27th, so that our employees may safely enjoy holiday time with family. Wishing you all a very Happy Thanksgiving!
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18Nov, 2020

Opioid Addiction, Dependence and Tolerance

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When managing the patient with opioids, it is vital to establish the differences between physical dependence, tolerance, and addiction. The American Society of Addiction Medicine and American Academy of Pain Management define physical dependence as a state of adaption that is manifested by a drug class for which specific withdrawal syndrome can be produced by abrupt cessation, rapid dose reduction, decreasing blood levels of the drug, and/or administration of an antagonist. Tolerance, however, refers to a state of adaption in which exposure to a drug induces changes that result in […]
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22Oct, 2020

How Suboxone works

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How Suboxone® Works Suboxone® is a safer, more effective alternative to Methadone. Suboxone® is used to completely eliminate cravings associated with typical opiate addiction (heroin, pain pills, etc.) There are many similar medications used including Bunavail and Zubsolv. Suboxone® accomplishes all the same goals of Methadone without any of the harmful side effects and is an FDA approved medication administered in the form of sublingual (under the tongue) film. Buprenorphine, which makes up the Suboxone® drug, is a partial-antagonist and has only limited opioid effects. Buprenorphine is similar to full antagonists […]
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22Oct, 2020

Suboxone Clinic

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Your complete recovery program Our Program Has Helped Hundreds of Patients Just Like YouFast MD Suboxone Doctor delivers an unrivaled opiate addiction treatment program in the Jacksonville, FL area. Our clinic is committed to helping you regain control of your life. Methadone Alternative:Our treatment program utilizes a newer, more effective alternative to Methadone treatment called Suboxone®. Suboxone® offers similar treatment effects as Methadone, but with absolutely no withdrawal symptoms and without the addictive effects. Individualized Attention:Each patient that walks through our doors is assigned to one specific doctor to guide […]
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9Oct, 2020

Fast MD Mission

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Our mission is simple: Improve the quality of life for people suffering from opioid and alcohol addictions. We’re accomplishing this first through high-quality medication-assisted treatment (MAT) led by physicians and licensed medical providers in a convenient outpatient environment. We combine this science with hands-on care, providing our patients with psychosocial support and intensive care coordination with a wide network of partners in every community.
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8Jun, 2020

Things We Do // Things We Don’t

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Things We Do // Things We Don’tWe DO NOT promote drug use.We DO NOT encourage drug use.We DO stop the spread of disease.We DO save lives from overdose.We DO help lower the cost of healthcare. Fast MD Suboxone Clinic
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4May, 2020

COVID 19 Update

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COVID 19 UpdateWe’re in this together—Dr. AJ is here to help you stay safe during COVID-19 events. We are open, accepting new patients, and taking extra precautions to keep you safe. Call now to see how we can help: 470-424-8888.
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5Mar, 2020

Subutex or Suboxone?

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What’s the Difference between Subutex and Suboxone?Both Subutex and Suboxone contain buprenorphine. While both drugs were developed at around the same time, Subutex was formulated first. While it was found to be relatively effective in the treatment of opiate addiction, there was still a tendency to abuse the drug. Many users sought to inject the drug intravenously in order to obtain the high they had become accustomed to with heroin or prescription painkillers. They often succeeded in doing so, giving rise to the need to develop another drug to address […]
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29Jan, 2020

Suboxone Treatment

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4 Steps of Treatment Through OUR customized model of care, physicians are able to focus on the unique needs of each patient, providing them with a positive experience, better outcomes and an improved quality of life. Our program begins with individualized treatment plans for each patient. Our physicians properly prescribe FDA-approved medications for addiction: buprenorphine (Suboxone, Subutex) or naltrexone (Vivitrol). A full team of licensed medical professionals ensures that these medications are properly managed. We coordinates with additional local healthcare and social services partners to ensure that patients receive a […]
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18Jan, 2020

Addiction Myths

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Addiction Myths Understanding addiction is the first step toward healing. But unfortunately, addiction myths abound, unnecessarily confusing and frustrating people who struggle with a drug or alcohol dependency, including their loved ones and physicians. Below you’ll find three of the most common and dangerous addiction myths. But we hope you’ll further explore our Addiction Resources section for more information on the components of this disease and how to successfully treat it. Myth: Addiction is not treatable.Fact: You can treat addiction. Too often, people who are suffering from addiction feel as if there […]
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