• Peter Gratale

Getting Suboxone Treatment

Updated: Dec 11, 2019

Are you considering Suboxone treatment?

Suboxone treatment is an increasingly popular method of addiction treatment. There are a lot of good things that come out of using Suboxone. But there are also some things you should always be cautious about. If you are considering getting Suboxone treatment, we suggest reading this article to get some more information.

What is Suboxone?

Suboxone is a prescription medicine, often in film form, that helps treat opioid dependence. It's main active ingredients consist of Buprenorphine and Naloxone. The medication is normally used in Medication Assisted Treatment by doctors qualified under the Drug Addiction Treatment Act.

Some major benefits of the medication is that the user may continue to treat themselves from the comfort of their own home. They are required to be under the supervision of a doctor and must have follow-up visits while in treatment.

Unlike methadone, where you would be able to get full opiate effect, Suboxone's effects are limited. Therefore, it would be more difficult for a patient to become high as opposed to if they were using methadone.

Getting Suboxone Treatment

Suboxone might be a great alternative to helping kick your opioid addiction. Or it might not. It's important to weigh out the pros and cons to determine whether or not Suboxone would be a good fit for you. In the graphic provided by Anesthesiastat below, you will find a pros and cons list that might help you make your decision.

If you decide that Suboxone treatment might be a successful method of treatment for you, we highly recommend contacting one of our addiction counselors for learn more about the Addiction Care 101 program. A101 uses Suboxone, and similar products, as part of our Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT).

A101 is dedicated to helping kick your opioid addiction on your own terms. For a fraction of the price of normal addictions, we can help you get clean from the comfort of your own home. We only require that you see a doctor once a month and attend two group therapy sessions a month - but don't worry, these group sessions are all online and anonymous!

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