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13 May, 2019

ZubSolv: Is this medication the future of medication-assisted treatment of opioid addiction?

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What is ZubSolv and what makes it better than other opioid addiction treatments? If you are familiar with buprenorphine-treatment with Suboxone, then you will easily understand what ZubSolv is and how this sublingual tablet works. In fact, ZubSolv is very similar to Suboxone. To start, they both have the same active ingredients, buprenorphine and naloxone. Read article…

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11 May, 2019

I am dope sick. Help! How long will the withdrawal last?

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What does it mean to be dope sick when you use heroin? Dope sick simply means that you are going into withdrawal after you run out of heroin, or whatever opiate or opioid you are using. For people whom have never been addicted to heroin or have had a painkiller addiction, it seems like the Read article…

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1 May, 2019

Tips to Practicing Better Emotional Hygiene

In recent years, there seems to have been a new trend that is (hopefully) here to stay: paying attention to how we feel. Throughout history, mental and emotional health has always taken a back seat in comparison to physical health. When our bodies are sick or injured, we usually don’t hesitate to go to the Read article…

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29 Apr, 2019

Specialized Testing Can Prevent Fentanyl Overdose

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Do all doctors test for fentanyl? When an addiction treatment doctor orders urine drug tests, there are various choices. The basic drug test will test for heroin, morphine, methadone, marijuana, cocaine and usually a few other drugs. For doctors who prescribe Suboxone, it is important to specially request drug test kits that include buprenorphine. Surprisingly, Read article…

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26 Apr, 2019

Have you ever known anyone who has quit heroin?

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Why is heroin so hard to quit? Heroin addiction, and opiate addiction in general, is very difficult to quit long-term. The withdrawal symptoms are a big part of why it is so difficult. When the opioid receptors are no longer stimulated by an opiate, the withdrawal process begins. The physical symptoms are very intense. Anyone Read article…

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10 Apr, 2019

Does Your Depression Necessitate Treatment?

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by Alek Sabin According to the NIMH, over 7% of the population suffers from a major depressive episode every single year. Based on their estimates, over 350 million around the world suffer from depression. Because of this, depression is one of the leading causes of disability around the world, if not the number one cause. Read article…

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31 Mar, 2019

Mylan Generic Suboxone Strips For Opiate Addiction

Mylan Generic Suboxone Strips

A New Addiction Treatment Product That Changes Everything About one month ago, as of the writing of this post, Mylan has released a generic version of the Suboxone Sublingual Film. It is so new that GoodRx.com does not even have a discount price listed for it. However, I have heard reports back that prices are Read article…

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28 Mar, 2019

How Long Do I Need To Wait To Take Suboxone After Taking Methadone?

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If methadone is such a bad drug, why do we use it to treat addiction? As you are probably aware, methadone has a terrible reputation. People believe that it gets into the bones and rots the teeth of the methadone user. There is no truth to these methadone myths. While it is true that methadone Read article…

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22 Mar, 2019

A Parental Guide to Understanding Addiction

A Parental Guide To Addiction

by Alek Sabin According to the CDC, two thirds of Americans have been touched by addiction in some way, and quite often, that addiction begins in teenage years. If you are a parent of an addict or are worried about your child going in that direction, you should know the facts. First and foremost, addiction, Read article…

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6 Mar, 2019

What Is The Success Rate Of Suboxone Treatment?

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How well does it really work? You are interested in Suboxone treatment for opiate addiction, but you want to know what are your chances for success. Additionally, you would like to know how it compares to other treatments. So, what is the success rate of Suboxone treatment?

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