Expect Long-Term Buprenorphine/Naloxone Therapy for Opioid Dependence
We're getting more questions about how to use buprenorphine/naloxone combos (Suboxone, etc) to help patients dependent on opioids.
Heroin overdose deaths have nearly quadrupled in the last decade. So the need for opioid dependence treatment is at an all-time high.
Many patients traditionally end up on methadone treatment. But buprenorphine works as well as methadone...and it's safer.