Suboxone (Buprenorphine)

Posts concerning buprenorphine, often prescribed with naloxone under the brand name Suboxone.

It’s Positioned as the “Go-To Drug To Treat Opioid Addiction” But it has Downsides

By |2020-05-29T14:45:22+00:00August 13th, 2019|Suboxone (Buprenorphine)|

Louis Morano knows what he needs, and he knows where to get it. Morano, 29, has done seven stints in rehab for opioid addiction in the past 15 years. So, he has come to a mobile medical clinic parked on a corner of Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood, in the geographical heart of the city's overdose crisis. People call the

Suboxone maker Reckitt Benckiser to pay $1.4 billion in largest opioid settlement in US history

By |2020-05-04T00:06:24+00:00July 13th, 2019|Suboxone (Buprenorphine)|

Suboxone maker Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB Group) will pay the U.S. government a record $1.4 billion to end criminal and civil probes into the marketing of its addiction treatment medication, making it the largest settlement related to the opioid crisis in U.S. history, authorities said on Thursday. The settlement will cover multiple investigations into the company's subsidiary, Indivior (formerly known as

Medication Assisted Treatment: Solution or Set-Up for Opiate Addicts?

By |2020-07-20T02:45:57+00:00May 21st, 2019|Service Providers, Suboxone (Buprenorphine), Treatment Drugs (non-Suboxone)|

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The counseling controversy: will we medicate our way out of the opioid crisis?

By |2020-08-17T18:15:56+00:00March 10th, 2019|Legislation, Regulation & Litigation, Medical Model, Pharma, Policy Makers, Suboxone (Buprenorphine), Treatment Drugs (non-Suboxone)|

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Suboxone Debate: What Is the Big Problem with Buprenorphine?

By |2020-05-03T23:53:28+00:00February 19th, 2019|Suboxone (Buprenorphine)|

... Among addicts and addiction experts alike, the practice of using Suboxone for maintenance therapy is a hotly contested issue. And, in truth, both sides of the argument have valid points. For example, Suboxone supporters believe that long-term buprenorphine treatment is a much better alternative to turning to a life of crime, unemployment, poverty and dope-sickness. Some even say

The Great Suboxone Debate

By |2020-05-03T23:53:07+00:00January 25th, 2019|Suboxone (Buprenorphine)|

When it was first released in 2002, Suboxone was hailed as a major advance over methadone. But millions of scrips later, critics charge that the seductive opiate "cure" is causing its own epidemic of addiction.  ... This is the question many addicts are asking about Suboxone. Should they take buprenorphine, or "bupe," long term mainly to avoid cravings—and

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