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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.

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