Why Isn’t My Suboxone Working?

Dealing with addiction

Suboxone is used to treat opiate addiction. It typically comes in 8 mg strips containing 6 mg of Buprenorphine, a mixed opioid agonist/antagonist, and 2 mg of Naloxone, an opioid antagonist.

Opiates like heroin bond to the brain’s mu receptors. Mixed agonists like Buprenorphine do the same, except its bonds are stronger and last for longer. Even…

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Writer and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer.

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Writer and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer.

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