Month: April 2023

How Does Suboxone really work?

Suboxone is an opioid drug that eases withdrawal symptoms by binding to opioid receptors in your brain. Buprenorphine, as well as naloxone, can both reduce cravings while alleviating withdrawal symptoms. It binds opioid receptors within the brain Opioids stimulate dopamine production in your brain by stimulating receptors. At first these effects are very pleasurable. However,…

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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?

Addiction is a chronic, persistent illness that recurs and can cause severe mental and physical distress. Your brain's reward circuit is activated when you take opioids. This can cause feelings of pleasure, and even euphoria. This high is temporary, and you might feel compelled by the end to continue taking opioids. Physical dependence The body…

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