Suboxone Treatment

a medication commonly used in opioid addiction recovery. It is a combination medication that consists of buprenorphine, a partial opioid agonist, and naloxone, an opioid antagonist.

Suboxone is a medicine that used to treat opioid addiction in adults and is successful when used in conjunction with a treatment program that also includes counseling and behavioral therapy. It helps people who are addicted to opioids by satisfying their brain’s need for opioids without making them feel “high” like other drugs. It has two parts: buprenorphine and naloxone. Buprenorphine helps you to stop feeling cravings and withdrawal symptoms. Naloxone helps stop people from using the medication in a way it isn’t meant to be used. Suboxone is meant to be part of a bigger program that helps people with addiction. This involves counseling and other kinds of support. You must only use Suboxone if a doctor has told you to and they will check on how you are doing while you take it.

Inform your Provider

Before being prescribed SUBOXONE, 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)
  • problem urinating
  • Liver, Kidney, or gallbladder problems
  • alcoholism
  • a head injury or brain problems
  • mental health problems
  • adrenal gland or thyroid gland problems
  • tooths problem, include a history of cavities


SUBOXONE can cause serious or life-threatening problems, please call 911 or seek emergency assistance if you are experiencing:
  • feeling faint
  • feeling dizzy
  • are confused
  • feel sleepy or uncoordinated
  • have blurred vision
  • have slurred speech
  • are breathing slower than normal
  • cannot think well or clearly


Harm Reduction

Suboxone is considered a harm reduction approach in opioid addiction treatment. It helps individuals reduce or eliminate their use of illicit opioids, decreasing the risk of overdose, infectious diseases (such as HIV or hepatitis), and other negative consequences associated with opioid misuse. Suboxone can provide a safer alternative to street drugs while individuals work on their recovery goals.

Reduces Cravings

By occupying opioid receptors in the brain, Suboxone helps reduce cravings for opioids. It binds strongly to these receptors, blocking the effects of other opioids and preventing their euphoric effects. This can help individuals resist the urge to use opioids and maintain their commitment to recovery.

Stabilizes Brain Chemistry

Opioid addiction disrupts the brain's normal chemistry, leading to imbalances and dysregulation. Suboxone helps stabilize brain chemistry by providing a controlled dose of buprenorphine, which is a long-acting opioid. This stability can help individuals regain mental clarity, improve cognitive function, and experience a reduction in mood swings and other emotional imbalances.

Blocks the Effects of Other Opioids

The addition of naloxone in Suboxone serves as an opioid antagonist. Naloxone has a limited bioavailability when taken as directed sublingually (under the tongue). However, if Suboxone is misused and injected, the naloxone component becomes active and can precipitate withdrawal symptoms. This discourages individuals from attempting to misuse or inject Suboxone or use other opioids while taking it.

Long-Lasting Effects

Suboxone has a prolonged duration of action, typically lasting 24 to 72 hours depending on the individual and the dose. This allows for once-daily or every-other-day dosing, eliminating the need for frequent administration or multiple daily doses of medication.

Eases Withdrawal Symptoms

Suboxone helps alleviate the withdrawal symptoms associated with opioid dependence. As a partial opioid agonist, buprenorphine binds to the same receptors in the brain as other opioids but produces a milder effect. This helps reduce the intensity of withdrawal symptoms, such as cravings, muscle aches, nausea, anxiety, and insomnia, making the detoxification process more tolerable.

Integration with Comprehensive Treatment

Suboxone is often used as part of a comprehensive treatment approach that includes counseling, behavioral therapies, and support services. It can provide a foundation for individuals to engage in therapy and address the underlying issues contributing to their addiction. The combination of medication and therapy has been shown to improve treatment outcomes and long-term recovery success.

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 Visit

We can help you pay for your treatment. We will work with you to fill out the necessary paperwork.
$ 50-30 Monthly
  • Partial Coverage
  • May not cover Medication
  • Additional Documentation Needed

Insured Visit

We accept a wide range of insurance providers, call ahead or check with our front desk to verify if yours is accepted!
$ 0
  • Expenses Covered
  • No Clinical Charge
  • CORDANT Access

Uninsured Visit

Standard rates for uninsured visit, if you are interested in gaining access to insurance benefits please visit our resources page.
$ 256 Monthly
  • Price Per Visit
  • Not recommended
  • Low Support/Aid access

Notice: Pricing listed above are estimations based 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. 

For More information

For more information relating to this medication along with health and safety concerns please Click Here to be routed to the medications distributor website. reviewing this information can better assist you in understanding thee effects and safety procedures when interacting with SUBOXONE.

Available Locations

Eugene Location

Albany Location

South Beach Location

Lincoln City

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