Month: April 2023

What is Suboxone?

Suboxone is an opioid medication-assisted therapy (MAT) designed to help alleviate withdrawal symptoms and boost patients' chances of staying in treatment for the duration of their program. Buprenorphine, a partial opioid agonist that has less of an impact on the brain than full opioid agonists like heroin or methadone, and naloxone–an opioid antagonist–block these effects…

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What is Opioid Addiction, and How Can It Be Helped?

Addiction can be a chronic, relapsing disorder that disrupts your daily life and causes psychological and physical difficulties. The reward circuit in the brain is activated by opioids, which can produce feelings of pleasure and euphoria. The high you get from opioids is temporary and can wear off quickly. Physical dependence If someone is addicted…

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