Hot Flashes, Cold Sweats on Suboxone

The following comment/question from a reader on Suboxone asks about hot flashes since starting Suboxone and also takes issue with the practices of her prescriber: I’m New here. My Dr is just herding in people for suboxone. I saw him once and can’t get back in to see him, either Read more…

A hazard for kids?

Attitudes toward Buprenorphine, Suboxone, and Chronic Pain

In my last post, I mentioned some of the other blogs out there… one such blog is ‘subsux’.  First, let me say that I find the name funny– I waste money buying interesting domain names, and that one is certainly catchy.  But beyond that compliment, I don’t agree with anything Read more…

Telling employers, parole officers, and hospital boards about Suboxone and addiction

I received a comment in reply to a post about a person who’s parole officer was demanding that he stop taking Suboxone. The comment/question: What about the hippa act?…how did your employer find out about your past addiction,current use of suboxone? Answer: In this case the parole officer was well Read more…

Parole Officer demands stopping subox

This is irritating– a person is stable on suboxone, employed, turning their life around… and their PO from the case over a year ago wants them off ‘that drug suboxone’. Un-F-ing-believable. My letter to the PO: I treat XXXXXXX for opiate dependence. He and I have arrived at a taper Read more…

Suboxone Use by a Health Professional

A reader writes: I have been taking Suboxone for 2 months now and it has changed my life! I finally feel a freedom I haven’t felt in over 30 years! I am a nurse and am able to work around and administer narcotics with absolutely no thoughts, urges, or cravings…a Read more…