Another Way’s Suboxone Clinic offers professional and confidential addiction recovery services to patients. Our addiction specialists will create a plan that addresses your individual needs and long-term goals.
Suboxone treatment is the best option for opioid addiction treatment. Suboxone treatment helps to reduce withdrawal symptoms and cravings, so you can live a better quality of life. Another Way offers counseling and lab testing as well as other services to improve your overall health.
We offer many services at Another Way to ensure you have a complete treatment experience. You can be one of our patients and receive:
Our team can also refer you to other support services and community resources. We can help you find services that provide housing, food, and other necessities. We want to help you recover from opioid addiction.
Suboxone assisted treatment (MAT), which combines Suboxone and medication, is a holistic approach to addiction treatment. To help you achieve a successful recovery, our suboxone-assisted treatment (MAT) program includes three main components.
Another Way offers MAT programs that address all aspects and help you to recover.
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Suboxone is a combination of buprenorphine, naloxone and other medications. Buprenorphine, also known as an opioid medication, is sometimes called a Narcotic. Naloxone blocks opioid medication’s effects, including pain relief and feelings of well-being. This can lead to opioid abuse.
Suboxone is used for treating opioid (opiate) addiction.
Suboxone should not be used as a painkiller.
Opioid use disorder can be treated with alternative drugs. Discuss with your healthcare provider the best option for you.
Buprenorphine or naloxone
In an emergency situation, for opioid overdose
Suboxone can cause you to have a slower or more frequent breathing. It may also make you become a habit. The misuse of Suboxone can lead to addiction, overdosing, or death, especially if the medication is not prescribed.
Suboxone withdrawal symptoms can be life-threatening for newborns if taken during pregnancy.
If you have an allergy to buprenorphine ( Narcan), Suboxone should be avoided
If you have had Suboxone in the past, your doctor will confirm that it is safe.
Breathing problems, Sleep Apnea
Enlarged prostate, urination issues;
Liver or kidney disease
An abnormal curvature or twist of the spine can affect breathing.
Problems with your thyroid, adrenal gland, and gallbladder
a head injury, brain tumor, or seizures; or
Alcoholism and Drug Addiction.
Suboxone can make your baby dependent if you are pregnant. Babies born dependent on opioids may need medical treatment for several weeks.
Discuss breastfeeding with your doctor before you start Suboxone. If you feel that Suboxone is making the baby drowsy or having trouble breathing, tell your doctor.
Follow the instructions of your doctor when prescribing Suboxone. Follow all instructions on your prescription label. Read all medication guides. Suboxone should not be taken in higher doses or for a longer period of time than is prescribed. If you feel the need to take more Suboxone, talk to your doctor.
Drink water before you take Suboxone sublingual films. This will make the film more dissolvable. Place one film on each side of your left or right cheek. If you are told by your doctor to take two films at once, place one film on each side of the cheek. The films should be kept in place until they are completely dissolved. After the 2 first films have been dissolved, your doctor may advise you to place a third film on your left or right cheek.
Do not chew or swallow the film while it is dissolving. The medicine will not work as well.
Sublingual Suboxone tablets should be placed below the tongue until they dissolve.
Do not share Suboxone, especially with someone who has a history of drug abuse. MISUSE OF SUBWAYLINES CAN CAUSE DIGESTIVE OVERDOSE OR DEATH. It is illegal to sell or give away Suboxone.
You may need to switch between buprenorphine-containing medicines. Be sure to follow all instructions.
Stop abruptly using Suboxone. You could experience withdrawal symptoms. Talk to your doctor about how to stop taking this medication.
To check the health of your liver, you will need to have frequent blood tests.
Your medical providers must know that you have been treated for opioid addiction and that Suboxone is being used. Let your family know this information so they can help you in an emergency.
Do not crush or break Suboxone sublingual tablets to inhale it or to mix it with liquid to inject it into your veins. This has led to death.
Suboxone should be kept at room temperature away from heat and moisture. Keep the films in the foil pouch. Place the empty pouch in a safe place that pets and children cannot reach.
You should keep track of the medicine you are taking. It is important to be aware of anyone using your medicine without a prescription or in an improper manner.
Remaining opioid medication should be thrown out. One dose of opioid medication can lead to death if taken in error or misused. Ask your pharmacist for a list of drug disposal programs. If there isn’t a program for taking back drugs, you can remove the foil packs and flush them down the toilet. The foil packs should be thrown away.
The products available for maintenance treatment; these products are not bioequivalent and dose adjustments may be necessary when switching products; e.g., Zubsolv 4.2 mg/0.7 mg buccal film provides equivalent buprenorphine exposure as Suboxone 8 mg/2 mg sublingual tablet.
Use: To treat opioid dependence. It is part of a comprehensive treatment plan that includes counseling and psychosocial support.
Do not take the medicine if you are unable to do so. Do not take more than one dose at a time.
Avoid alcohol. Death or dangerous side effects could occur.
Do not drive or operate machinery until you are aware of how the medicine affects you. Severe drowsiness can lead to falls, injuries, and accidents.
High levels of serotonin can cause agitation, hallucinations and fever, sweating profusely, fever, sweating excessively, rapid heart beat, muscle stiffness, muscle twitching, loss coordination, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea.
Low cortisol levels: Nausea, vomiting, nausea, loss of appetite or dizziness; or
Opioid withdrawal symptoms – Shivering, goose bumps and increased sweating.
Some common side effects of Suboxone include:
Dizziness, drowsiness and blurred vision can all be caused by feeling dizzy, drunk or trouble concentrating.
Withdrawal symptoms, or a reddening of your lips.
nausea, vomiting, constipation; headache, back pain
Rapid or pounding heartbeats; increased sweating
sleep problems (insomnia).
Cold or allergy medications, bronchodilator asthma/ COPD medication or a diuretic (“water pill”)
Medicines for motion syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome or hyperactive bladder
Other Opioids – Prescription cough medicine or opioid pain medicine
A sedative such as Valium – diazepam or alprazolam; lorazepam; Xanax; Klonopin, Ativan and others.
drugs to make you sleepy, slow down your breathing is a sleeping pill or muscle relaxer that can be used to treat mood disorders and mental illnesses.
Drugs that alter the levels of serotonin in your body are called stimulants, which can also be used as medicine for depression, Parkinson’s Disease, migraine headaches or nausea.
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