Generic Suboxone Strips
Generic Suboxone Strips . Suboxone is a brand name prescription medication used to treat opioid use disorder. It is used in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to help people reduce or quit their use of heroin or other opiates, such as pain relievers like morphine, if used as directed. It contains a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone. The buprenorphine is an opioid medication, but it eases cravings by not providing the same intense highs as other opiates.
Naloxone binds to opioid receptors partially rather than fully, and the blocking effect of the drug lasts for around an hour or two. There also are unique properties of buprenorphine, and this makes it much longer-lasting than many other opiates. In fact, the effects of buprenorphine can last as long as 24 hours.
Because Suboxone strips contains an opioid, it can lead to dependence. This means your body has come to depend on it to feel well and you will feel uncomfortable when you stop using it.
One of the key signs of Suboxone strips dependence is that you start to suffer from withdrawal after ceasing use of the drug. Because it is a long-acting opioid, early withdrawal might not begin until up to 36 hours from the last use.
Use Suboxone exactly as directed by your doctor Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Never use Suboxone in larger amounts, or for longer than prescribed.
- Muscle cramps
- Restless legs
- Loss of Appetite
- Sweating and Cold Sweats
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Muscle aches.
- Pupil constriction.
- Low blood pressure.
- Respiratory depression.
If you use Suboxone while you are pregnant, your baby could become dependent on the drug. This can cause life-threatening withdrawal symptoms in the baby after it is born. Babies born dependent on habit-forming medicine may need medical treatment for several weeks. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant.
Buprenorphine and naloxone can pass into breast milk and may cause drowsiness or breathing problems in the nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding.