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 very low. The affordable Mylan generic Suboxone strips make it possible for anyone struggling with opiate addiction to get treatment. Continue reading “Mylan Generic Suboxone Strips For Opiate Addiction”

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 can be dangerous if misused, under the care of a licensed treatment program, it can be safe and highly effective. Especially in today’s world of tainted heroin, methadone can be the best option available. Dangerous fentanyl analogs found in street heroin wreak havoc with the user’s opioid receptors and make it difficult for any medical addiction treatment to work. Yet, methadone’s unique properties make it an ideal treatment in this situation. Continue reading “How Long Do I Need To Wait To Take Suboxone After Taking Methadone?”

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? Continue reading “What Is The Success Rate Of Suboxone Treatment?”

A Serious Concern

Suboxone constipation can be very unpleasant. While Suboxone is a unique medication, it is still an opioid and can cause constipation. In fact all opioids can cause constipation. As described in this article, buprenorphine induced constipation is a significant issue. It is important to let your doctor know if you have this side effect. Continue reading “Suboxone Constipation: How To Address This Serious Issue”

What’s better, Suboxone or ZubSolv?

So, you are about to start medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid or opiate addiction or dependence. Your doctor may present you with a choice of medication brands. While generics are being used more now, the big brands are still preferred by some health plans. Suboxone vs ZubSolv, which one is best? Continue reading “Suboxone VS ZubSolv”

How is the wafer different from Suboxone Films?

While we already have multiple meds available for treating opioid addiction, there will soon be a new one. Currently, we have dissolving films, tablets, injections and implants. So, how is the buprenorphine wafer different? Continue reading “Buprenorphine Wafer: A New Development”

What is the best way to find help close by?

If you are ready to quit opiates or opioids, you may want to start by looking for an experienced doctor. In order to get proper help, you are going to want to find a doctor certified to prescribe MAT medications. Once you know what MAT is, you may be wondering, “how do I find MAT near me?” Continue reading “MAT Near Me: Getting Help For Opioid Addiction Close To Home”

Are 12 step programs helpful in quitting opioids?

Heroin Anonymous is one of many 12 step programs. When I say “12 step”, I mean a program that has been modeled after Alcoholics Anonymous.  It is called a 12 step program because the program has a set of 12 steps to help you to get clean and stay clean. If you decide to go to a 12 step meeting, you have a lot of choices. Therefore, you may choose to go to Heroin Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous or one of many others. Continue reading “Heroin Anonymous: The Power Of 12 Step Recovery in Quitting Heroin”

Sublocade And Vivitrol: The two monthly injections for opioid addiction

Sublocade vs Vivitrol. Which one is better? is there, in fact, a better choice for all patients? And, if one monthly shot was clearly better than the other, why would there be a need for both to exist? Continue reading “Sublocade VS Vivitrol”

Will this revolutionary addiction treatment be available for free?

Free Sublocade will soon be a reality. For people with insurance, there is already help to get the cost very low. Many patients pay only $5 per monthly injection. However, patients without insurance cannot take advantage of this copay assistance program. Fortunately, a full assistance program is coming soon. Continue reading “Free Sublocade: Read This To Learn How You Can Get The “Suboxone Shot” For Free”