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What is Suboxone?


Suboxone contains a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone. Buprenorphine is an opioid medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Naloxone is a special narcotic drug that reverses the effects of other narcotic medicines.

Suboxone is used to treat narcotic (opioid) addiction/dependence.

What is Addiction?
Addiction is a disease that affects your brain and behavior. Addiction causes you to obsessively seek out the drug, even when the drug use causes behavior, health, or relationship problems.


Opioid drugs include:

Opium, codeine, heroin, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, fentanyl, methadone, morphine, oxycodone, oxymorphine, paregoric, sufentanil, & tramadol



We are here to help you towards recovery.
How does Suboxone work?
Buprenorphine and Naloxone act on the same brain structures and processes as addictive opioids, but with protective or normalizing effects.
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