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Suboxone Detox Symptoms

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Suboxone detox symptoms can be extremely difficult to get through, without proper supervision of a medical professional. Without this, many patients return to use. Suboxone is an opiate and withdrawal symptoms mimic those of other opiates. If a patient attempts to stop using Suboxone abruptly, intense withdrawal symptoms will occur. It’s recommended that patients gradually taper their dosage over time to slowly wean off the drug.
Suboxone is most commonly used in opiate replacement therapy as a substitute for other opiates that are deemed to be more dangerous. Suboxone contains a combination of the drugs Buprenorphine and Naloxone. Buprenorphine is similar to other opiates as a pain reliever but doesn’t produce the euphoric side effects and therefore may be easier to stop taking. Naloxone blocks the effects of opioids at the receptor sites. Although Suboxone use is intended as addiction treatment, it has the tendency to become habit forming and is subject to abuse.
Suboxone is available in tablets and as a sublingual film. The tablets are meant to be placed under the tongue and allowed to dissolve. This can take anywhere from 2 to 10 minutes. Tablets aren’t meant to be chewed or swallowed as the medicine won’t work the way it’s intended to and opiate withdrawal symptoms may occur.

Suboxone Detox Symptoms Can Linger, Leading To Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

If a person has developed a physical as well as psychological dependence to Suboxone, this constitutes addiction. He or she will likely experience several side effects if self-detox is attempted.
Suboxone detox symptoms can include:

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Irritability
  • Fever
  • Sweating
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Mood changes
  • Insomnia
  • Intense cravings

Suboxone detox symptoms can occur within 36 hours of last dose. Opiate withdrawal can last for a week or more depending on the severity of use. However, physical  withdrawal tends to linger. (PAWS) Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome refers to the persistent symptoms people suffer with following Cold Turkey Suboxone detox. PAWS symptoms include mood swings, lethargy, insomnia, extreme cravings, anxiety and panic attacks, depression, suicidal behaviors and general cognitive impairment.

When Outpatient Suboxone Detox Does Not Work

Patients often find it difficult to go through the Suboxone Detox symptoms on their own, due to intense and sometimes lingering symptoms of withdrawal. Even patients who slowly wean off the drug find it difficult to stop completely.
Suboxone detox has become one of the most common procedures we perform . The majority of our patients fly in from all parts of the world seeking our renowned Waismann Method treatment that includes rapid detox to quickly eliminate the physical opiate dependence, while the patient is sedated in a private room of an accredited hospital.. This process can be accomplished in less than two hours, with a 2 to 3 day hospital stay. Aftercare to assist in the physical and  psychological regulation and stabilization is included and  is offered at the Domus Retreat for an additional 2 to 7 days.
Waismann Method Treatment for Suboxone Detox Symptoms is one of the most effective methods in the world. Patients receive a humane, effective and private care through out their stay.  For further information, call today  at 1-310-205-0808

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