Advertisement

How soon after taking Suboxone will my symptoms improve?

Suboxone doesn't treat symptoms so much as prevent symptoms from appearing. That is to say, the objective of taking Suboxone is to prevent withdrawal symptoms when you begin weaning yourself off of your opiate addiction. The buprenorphine supplies a "high" that fools your mind into thinking you are still taking the opiate, while the naloxone prevents the body from physically manifesting symptoms of chemical withdrawal.

Continue Learning about Dependency Agent

What are the side effects of varenicline?
RealAgeRealAge
As with all drugs, varenicline has some possible drawbacks you need to be aware of: Before taking...
More Answers
How effective is varenicline?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Studies show that people who use varenicline at the recommended dose of 2 mg a day are 3 times more ...
More Answers
What drugs may interact with varenicline?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Some patients who took varenicline along with nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) reported higher rat...
More Answers
What is varenicline (Chantix)?
Dr. Joseph I. Miller, MDDr. Joseph I. Miller, MD
Varenicline, more commonly known as Chantix, is a new class of drugs which blocks the pleasant effec...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.