New Treatments for Opioid Dependence

What is A Buprenorphine Doctor?
A buprenorphine doctor is a physician who prescribes Suboxone® which is a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone. According to the FDA, this medication is currently approved for the treatment of opioid dependence. Thanks to the DATA 2000 law which allowed the Get Xanax Online prescribing of this medication by any physician, since 2003 we have new medication for narcotic addiction.

Introduction of Suboxone was a breakthrough.
Prior to 2003, the official treatment for opioid Buy Xanax Online addiction was limited to methadone maintenance. Despite the enormous benefits methadone clinics have brought, they remain problematic for patients. These clinics are often located in remote, inconvenient areas of a city which makes travel difficult. Some patients would have to travel to other towns or cities to find a clinic. The larger problem has been the need to go to the clinic daily to get a methadone prescription. Patient will start lining up at five in the morning to get their dose of medication along with one hundred others. Patient’s didn’t like this, neighborhoods didn’t like it, and is was difficult on employers. This model of treatment remains despite it’s deficiencies.

There are several advantages for the use of buprenorphine. The first is that is does not require going to a doctor or clinic on a daily basis. After a few weeks of being stabilized on this medication, a patient usually is able to see their doctor once per month at a convenient time. There are now more than 14,000 doctors in the United States who prescribe this medication so patients can easily find one in their area. Appointments are in a physician’s offices and are therefore more private. For many, not having the .