Suboxone 8 mg is considered one of the best medications for treating dependence on opioid drugs. It is a mixture of two salts, Buprenorphine and Naloxone. It helps by reducing the withdrawal effects that can happen when opioid use is stopped or decreased. Suboxone is a controlled substance that is classified under Schedule 3 drugs. Which means it is legal to use but needs a prescription from an authorized doctor.
Suboxone 8 mg comes in a foil form to put under the tongue or in between the gum and the cheek and it will dissolve automatically. To make it dissolve easily drink some water before the medication to moist the mouth. Wait for 1 hour and then brush your teeth. Remember to go for dental checkups regularly.
Abuse of this drug can cause dangerous health effects and sometimes death. Never neglect side effects like breathing problems, liver problems, dental problems, and severe allergic reactions. Consult a doctor immediately. Long-term use of Suboxone can increase mental and physical dependency. This addiction can cause drug-carving and drug-seeking behavior, which further leads to drug abuse. To overcome this thing always follow the prescribed indication.
Suboxone can interact negatively with other drugs. At the first visit to a specialist, it is better to inform if you are taking any of the below medications. Such as:
- Blood pressure medication
- HIV medication
- Seizure medication
- Cold and Allergy medication
- Other medications for opioid dependence