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…