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Buprenorphine Treatment & Detox Programs in Alabama

Buprenorphine is commonly used for the treatment of an opioid addiction, but this drug will create physical and psychological dependencies, leading addiction. The drug is classified as a Schedule III controlled substance, because of its risk for causing abuse. Opioid addicts in Alabama who become addicted to this will need to find the proper type of detox. Detox from buprenorphine will not be easy, and it may require a medical detox program to properly taper someone off the drug. The withdrawal symptoms are similar to those of heroin, yet some former addicts have said they are milder. Detox is necessary to help someone addicted to buprenorphine. Unfortunately, this is a common problem with many opioid addicts, simply becoming addicted to the medication they thought was going to help them. Substance abuse like this is dangerous, because these drugs are given out as medications. It can be a while before prescribing doctors realize their patient is physically and psychologically dependent on the drug.

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Alabama Addiction Services by Type of Drugs

Alabama Addiction Services by Type of Drugs