Suboxone and Suicide

Today I came across an article about a study that showed a reduction in suicidal ideation caused by buprenorphine.  The dose of buprenorphine used in the study was lower than doses used for treating opioid dependence, ranging from 100-800 micrograms taken sublingually.   Buprenorphine was administered for up to four weeks in the study. Read more…

Buprenorphine (Suboxone) treatment of Refractory Depression

I can’t remember– did I ever point out this article about the use of buprenorphine for depression? I stumbled across it today while looking for something else.  The paper is from 1995, about a study done even earlier– well before Suboxone was around. Here is the abstract: Opiates were used Read more…

Buprenorphine and Mood: Does Suboxone Treat Depression?

Thanks for the the feedback everyone! I should explain the logo… when I was doing the logo contest at logotournament.com (which is an excellent resource by the way) I asked for help in picking a winner. The logo at the top of the page was not an entry at that Read more…