Five Things They Don’t Want You To Know

Suboxone secrets.  Suboxone is the original brand of buprenorphine that was approved by the FDA for treating patients with opioid dependence. It contains buprenorphine, the main active ingredient, and it includes naloxone, an abuse deterrent.  When I use the name Suboxone, I also mean any medication approved for treating opioid dependence that contains buprenorphine.  This includes Suboxone, Subutex and Zubsolv and other brand and generic versions of these medications. Continue reading “Suboxone Secrets: Five Things They Don’t Want You To Know About Suboxone”

What is Zubsolv?

Zubsolv is a prescription drug with the same ingredients as Suboxone. It is used to help people quit dangerous drugs such as heroin and pain pills.  This medication is part of a treatment plan for opioid dependence and addiction.  It is taken just like the Suboxone films.  You place it under the tongue and allowed to fully dissolve. Continue reading “Is Zubsolv Generic For Suboxone?”

What is Life Disorientation?

Life disorientation is a phenomenon where you feel lost in your own life. You feel as if you don’t have a purpose. Why are you here? What is the point of it all? Continue reading “Life Disorientation, Mindfulness and a Change of Scenery”

What happens when you get past one year clean?

One year clean is hard to imagine. That is, when you get through your first day clean.  An entire twenty-four hours is a huge accomplishment when it is your first day. You might not feel clean. It takes time to get the drugs out of your system. Then, there is the withdrawal and the cravings. Continue reading “One Year Clean”