In the last decade there has been an increase in the number of individuals taking Subutex. The reason for the increase in individuals taking the drug is largely due to the fact that it is more easily accessible and because it is cheaper than other opiates.
How is Subutex Effective?
Subutex is used in replacement therapy as an addiction treatment and is taken by dissolving it under the tongue. Subutex is an opiate narcotic that like other opioids, it competes with receptors and unlike any other opiate, it binds more closely to prevent withdrawal symptoms. Subutex is considered more effective than methadone in blocking opiate receptors. Individuals, who use Subutex and also use other opiates like heroin, will not feel the effects of the heron because of the Subutex. Subutex is used in long term therapy as replacement drug therapy, however, prolong and accelerated use can create a dependency and has the potential for overdose. Individuals who suddenly stop taking subutex can be fatal. Individuals who take subutex with alcohol and tranquilizers can experience significant and life threatening side effects. The most common side effects from subutex are headache, nausea, sweating, and flu like symptoms, mood swings and insomnia. Some individuals may experience more severe side effects such as difficulty breathing, chest pains, abdominal pain, jaundice, anxiety, dark urine and depression.
The Benefits of taking Subutex
When taken as directed for the specified amount of time, Subutex can be an effective drug at helping people overcome their opiate addictions, however there are individuals who may need help overcoming Subutex over use. Stopping Subutex use cold turkey is discouraged. If you need assistance with subutex detox, IV therapy detox is seen as the safest method available. If you or someone you know are struggling with a Subutex addiction and are in need of detox, Gallus Detox Centers can help. Gallus Detox Centers specializes in IV therapy medical detox, a safer and more effective method for detox from Subutex and will provide you with a customized plan to meet your individual needs. Call Gallus Medical Detox Centers today at 855-338-6929, to see if our treatment program is right for you.