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Buprenorphine Treatment & Detox Programs in Puerto Rico

Opioid addiction is a wide-spread problem all throughout the United States, and this problem have reached the island of Puerto Rico. Drugs such as heroin and other opioids are becoming more popular, and many addicts will turn to prescription buprenorphine to help treat the addiction. Unfortunately, buprenorphine is an addictive substance, and does produce the same euphoric effects as heroin, but are not as potent. When you become addicted to opioids, it is difficult to stop taking the drug, without the proper help. Detox from buprenorphine is not easy, and it does require medical detox to handle the withdrawal symptoms. The withdrawal symptoms caused by buprenorphine are similar to heroin, but slightly milder, and will cause pain and discomfort. Buprenorphine is also a commonly abused drug and can be gotten through illegal means if you become dependent on it. It is important to find the right type of detox and rehab, as this will be the best solution to treat an addiction to buprenorphine.

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Dr. Rohit is a Diplomate of the American Society of Addiction Medicine who has been supervising successful detox for over 13 years. He also has helped hundreds of people getting off drugs and alcohol addiction.

Puerto Rico Addiction Services by Type of Drug

Puerto Rico Addiction Services by Type of Drug