Sublocade is an extended-release formulation of buprenorphine administered via injection and generally active within the body for 28 days.
Inform Your Provider
Before being prescribed SUBLOCADE, be sure to talk to your provider about any medical conditions including:
- trouble breathing or lung problems
- a curve in your spine that affects your breathing
- Addison’s disease
- an enlarged prostate gland (men)
- problems urinating
- liver, kidney, or gallbladder problems
- a head injury or brain problems
- mental health problems
- adrenal gland or thyroid gland problems
SUBLOCADE can cause serious or life-threatening problems, please call 911 or seek emergency assistance if you are experiencing:
- feeling faint
- feeling dizzy
- feeling sleepy or uncoordinated
- have blurred vision
- have slurred speech
- breathing slower than normal
- cannot think well or clearly
Why Transition to Sublocade?
Sublocade and Suboxone are both medications used in opioid addiction treatment, but they have different formulations and administration methods. While the effectiveness of a particular medication can vary depending on the individual, here are a few reasons why Sublocade may be considered more effective for some individuals compared to Suboxone:
Sublocade vs Vivitrol
The effectiveness of Sublocade (buprenorphine extended-release) compared to Vivitrol (naltrexone extended-release) can vary depending on individual circumstances, treatment goals, and the substance of addiction. Both medications have different mechanisms of action and are used in different contexts. Here are some key considerations:
The choice between Sublocade and Vivitrol should be based on individual needs, preferences, treatment goals, and a thorough assessment by a healthcare provider specializing in addiction medicine. It is recommended to have a detailed discussion with a healthcare provider to determine the most effective treatment approach for your specific situation.
Talk with your Provider
It’s important to remember that healthcare providers are there to assist and support you in finding the best treatment options. They can provide medical expertise, personalized care, and ongoing support to help you manage your condition effectively. Open communication with your healthcare provider allows for collaborative decision-making and ensures that you receive the most appropriate and effective medication for your specific needs. Healthcare providers have the knowledge and expertise to assess your specific needs and make informed decisions regarding medication. They are trained to evaluate your medical history, symptoms, and any potential contraindications or interactions with other medications you may be taking. They can provide accurate information about available medications, the benefits, potential side effects, and the appropriate dosage.
Co-Pay VisitWe can help you pay for your treatment. We will work with you to fill out the necessary paperwork.
- Partial Coverage
- May not cover Medication
- Additional Documentation Needed
Insured VisitWe accept a wide range of insurance providers, call ahead or check with our front desk to verify if yours is accepted!
- Expenses Covered
- No Clinical Charge
- CORDANT Access
Uninsured VisitStandard rates for uninsured visit, if you are interested in gaining access to insurance benefits please visit our resources page.
- Price Per Visit
- Not recommended
- Low Support/Aid access
Notice: Pricing listed above are estimations based of off patient experiences, total expenses per visits may differ from patient to patient and should not be taken as an exact prices for your specific experience within our program.