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The FDA approved suboxone as a pain killer in 2002 making it available for use soon afterwards.  Since it is a partial opiate (agonist) it is relatively safer than full opiates or agonists. Doctors Who Prescribe Suboxone in Robinson PA for their patients for treatment of opiate dependence, must first obtain a waiver from the Department of Health and Human Services. The physician is allowed via waiver to implement it on an outpatient basis with no hospitalization involved for pain killers addiction and abuse.

Doctors Who Prescribe Suboxone in Robinson PA Must Educate Their Patients.

When Doctors prescribe suboxone in robinson PA for their patients, they must teach the patient on how to take the medication. The directions for use require that the patient place the sublingual slip under their tongue. The med will dissolve in ten minutes. The naloxone component in suboxone would cause severe withdrawal symptoms in patients with opiate dependence, so, the physical advises the patient to never chew or swallow the tablet.

Concerns for Doctors Who Prescribe Subxone in Robinson PA

Doctors who prescribe suboxone in Robinson PA must first confirm that the patient does not have Hepatitis C, or acute side effects such as sleep disorders, constipation and sweating could appear if taken. So, monitoring and due caution should be used.

 

When prescribing suboxone for her patient, the physician need be aware whether or not the patient is allergic to opioids as the suboxone could interact with other opiates such benzodiazepines or other depressants.

Where are the Doctors Who Prescribe Suboxone in Robinson PA

The newest treatment center for Suboxone near Robinson PA is Journey Healthcare on Steubenville Pike. Journey is now accepting new patients at their facility near Crafton and Kennedy Township in Robinson Township.

Click to Call Journey Healthcare at (412) 668-4444

 

Doctors Who Prescribe Suboxone in Robinson PA