Pregnant and taking buprenorphine a.k.a. Subutex or Suboxone

As I’ve mentioned, I was at a ‘summit’ about buprenorphine in Washington DC earlier this week.  I didn’t hear anything earth-shaking at the meeting, but will share a couple things that I learned there over the next few posts.  One night I was reviewing messages in my hotel room and Read more…

Suboxone (buprenorphine) and Opiate Withdrawal in Newborns

I received an e-mail today related to an article I had placed on a different web site about using Suboxone during pregnancy: My son was born November 19th 2008 and is still in the hospital because the mother is on Suboxone. He has tremors, has trouble sleeping and is excessively Read more…