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Buprenorphine Treatment & Detox Programs in Illinois

Opioid addicts in Illinois who use buprenorphine for treatment, will have the risk of becoming addicted to the drug. Buprenorphine is listed as a Schedule III drug because of its addictive properties. The substance is commonly prescribed to treat opioid addiction, yet many users do become physically and psychologically dependent on it. Detox from buprenorphine will not be easy, and you will have to find a medical detox program in Illinois. Medical detox can safely withdrawal you from the drug and can ensure you can taper off it successfully. Substance abuse and addiction are a dangerous, and too many addicts become caught up in a cycle of using one drug and replacing it with another drug. The withdrawal effects caused by buprenorphine are similar to heroin, but many addicts have said they are milder. However, even the smallest amount of buprenorphine will cause the same euphoric effects as heroin, and this is why it does become so addictive.

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Illinois Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Illinois Addiction Services by Type of Drug