Warn Buprenorphine May Cause Withdrawal if Patients Have Opioids in Their System

More patients coming to the hospital will have opioid withdrawal...due to tighter control of Rx opioids and increase in heroin use.

Most practitioners are all too familiar with the symptoms...nausea, diarrhea, goose bumps, yawning, excessive tear production, etc.

Opioid withdrawal is very uncomfortable...but rarely fatal.

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