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Suboxone Q & A

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What is Suboxone film?

Suboxone film is a prescription medicine which contains buprenorphine and naloxone. The drug is used to treat adults who are dependent on or addicted to opioids, either prescription medications or illegal. Suboxone film is used to address opioid dependence and should be utilized as part of a complete treatment plan which includes counseling and psychosocial care. It can help those with addictions to OxyContin, Opana, Norco, Vicodin, Percocet, heroin and methadone. The clinic is private and affordable and employs highly trained Suboxone-licensed professionals who provide the highest quality care to each patient who comes into the office.

How can Suboxone treatment help?

Suboxone treatment is focused on long-term recovery. The clinic is discreet and protects each patient’s anonymity. During their time using the Suboxone treatment, the office helps patients to acquire the tools to live a life free of drugs. The office doesn’t prescribe methadone. Instead, they use their skills to help people wean off low doses methadone and transfer to Suboxone. Methadone has long been used as a treatment for heroin and painkiller addiction. After an initial monitoring period using methadone to treat addition, the office prescribes monthly doses of Suboxone. Medication-assisted treatment with buprenorphine, an active ingredient in Suboxone film, can help to reduce craving for opioids. It is very important to adhere to the doctor’s recommendations and take the medication only as directed.

What is the goal of treatment?

The goals are straightforward and can be attained through hard work. The practice is there for patients to not only to transition them off drugs but to widen their support network in order to ease them back into a normal life. Dr. AJ helps patients get healthy again and start to rebuild rewarding relationships with friends, loved ones, and colleagues in order to get their lives back on track. During the maintenance phase of treatment, patients should be taking their medication as prescribed. The complete treatment plan should include counseling and behavioral therapy to address the emotional and mental sides of recovery.

Contact the office to schedule an appointment or consultation with Dr. AJ.

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