Suboxone is a medication containing buprenorphine and naloxone and it is utilized for the treatment of opiate dependency.
It is first used to address withdrawal symptoms from opiates in the detoxification phase of treatment.
After detoxification has been completed, it is used is the stabilization and maintenance treatment phases of treatment as it addresses cravings for opiates effectively. This helps prevent relapse.
Due to the presence of naloxone, Suboxone cannot be abused.
After being on Suboxone in maintenance treatment phase for a while, many individuals want to come off of Suboxone as they now feel confident that they have solidified their recovery to a point where they do not need the help of any medications to lead a drug-free life.
If an individual stops the use of Suboxone cold turkey there may be some physical withdrawal, but the psychological symptoms may be more acute. Consequently, it is not advisable to attempt to come off of Suboxone on their own but enter a detoxification program.
The fear of relapsing on opiates due to abstinence from Suboxone is anxiety provoking. The staff at CNT is very experienced in administering a Suboxone taper by effectively addressing the physical and psychological aspects to stopping the use of Suboxone
An outpatient taper program delivers far better results relative to an inpatient one as it allows the individual coming off of Suboxone to be in touch with their real living environment in order to gauge their ability to stay sober after the Suboxone taper is concluded.
The Center for Network Therapy (CNT) is arguably the country’s most trusted expert in outpatient detoxification and taper. Along with titration taper off of Suboxone, intense therapy and administration of other supportive (non-addictive) medications may be called for to address psychological symptoms.
It is best left in the hands of experts with deep experience in administering a Suboxone taper.
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