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Posts from — August 2008

Is Suboxone (Buprenorphine) a Miracle Drug?

I’ve read quite a bit about this relatively new treatment that has been floating around. Burprenorphine which is marketed as either Suboxone or Subutex depending on the preparation of the drug, is supposed to be pretty effective at treating opiate dependence. Without getting into too much detail about how the drug itself operates, here is a brief overview of how it works.... continue

August 15, 2008   14 Comments

The Opiate Withdrawal Survival Kit Part 3: The Detox

Now that we’ve talked about how to prepare, and what detox medications you can use to help with your withdrawal, it’s time to get through the actual detox process.... continue

August 2, 2008   530 Comments