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5 Things About Suboxone that are Misunderstood
What is Suboxone and how does it work? Suboxone, is a “combination” medication containing two medicines: buprenorphine and naloxone. Suboxone is considered the primary medication in treating opioid addiction. Suboxone has been shown to lower fatal overdoses by approximately 50%. Suboxone also reduces the risk of nonfatal overdoses dramatically, which are both traumatic and medically…Read More
Is Taking Suboxone Considered Clean?
If there’s one question we hear constantly at the clinic, it’s this one: Is Taking Suboxone Considered Clean? The answer is unequivocally, YES. When I first started taking Suboxone I was wondering the same thing. I was going to group recovery meetings, I got a sponsor, I was doing the twelve steps, etc. It was…Read More
It’s Not Your Fault – Addiction is a Disease
How often does someone who’s addicted hear silly things like, “Don’t you have any willpower? Just quit, it’s not that hard! Put your mind to it and you can do anything!” Trust me, if an addict could simply quit, they would. But, they can’t. It’s just not that easy. When you get addicted, it’s very…Read More
How to Stay Clean through the 2020 Holiday Season
Great recovery is something you do all year long. However, the holiday season seems to be a difficult time for many who are addicted to drugs and/or alcohol. The parties, the celebrations, this was a time when typically I would use more drugs and alcohol then typical. I got clean in December of 2013. Not only…Read More
Changing from Methadone to Suboxone – Is it Safe?
If you’re currently taking methadone for opioid abuse disorder and are considering switching to the much safer Suboxone, there are things you need to know. Where Did Methadone Come From? Methadone was first created in a German lab circa 1937. It has been long rumored that Hitler used Methadone as a pain killer for his…Read More
A Suboxone Clinic Could Have Prevented My Brother’s Death
Back in 2005 it was difficult if not impossible to find a Suboxone clinic or doctor who prescribes Suboxone. In 2005 my oldest brother Jeff died in his sleep from opioid overdose. He’d taken too many oxycodone & OxyContin pills before falling asleep forever. He bought pain pills on the street daily and had been…Read More
Clean for Christmas – Almost
In September 2013 I was seeing a pain doctor who I believe was doing his best with me, despite knowing I was heavily addicted to the medications he was prescribing. or rather, the medications his physicians assistant was prescribing me. A cocktail of 120mg of oxycodone, 60mg of OxyContin and an unknown amount of the…Read More
Wal-Mart Sams Club Pharmacies End Suboxone Sales in Nashville
Are we in the midst of an addiction crisis, or not? Could there be a worse time for retail giants Wal-Mart and Sams Club to pull the plug on the sale of Suboxone, Zubsolv, Bunavail and other generic buprenorphine/naloxone medications? We think not. Nashville Recovery staff were notified on Monday, November 18, 2019 that beginning…Read More
Alvogen Generic Suboxone Film Hits the Addiction Market
Dr. Reddy was the first (as far as we know) to bring a generic Suboxone sublingual film to the market. Now, they have some competition. Alvogen, a fairly large pharmaceutical research and manufacturing company is based in Korea and produces over 350 pharma products. According to their website they are primarily focused on creating generic…Read More
What Makes a Great Addiction Recovery Experience?
If you ask someone who lives in the Nashville area who’s already in recovery about their recovery, you’ll get mixed opinions. Some people are happy getting clean anywhere that prescribes Suboxone. Others, who don’t wish to be treated like cattle require a more personalized experience. This is where Nashville Suboxone Recovery shines. Nashville Suboxone Recovery…Read More