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Detox From Suboxone & Buprenorphine In Iowa

Iowa Suboxone Detox Centers

Suboxone detox can be a difficult process for persons wanting to taper off the drug, and can take some time to do this successfully. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration site do list there are only three detox facilities, which may help with this process. The centers listed on the site show Buprenorphine detox programs, as there is no specific category for Suboxone detox.

Buprenorphine Treatment & Detox Programs in Iowa

Buprenorphine is listed as Schedule III drug, and is used to treat opioid addiction, but has the same addictive properties as heroin. Even a small amount of buprenorphine will cause the same euphoric effects as heroin. Detox from buprenorphine will be required, and this can be done through the different medical detox centers in Iowa. When you are selecting the right type of detox, you should ensure you will not be leaving detox dependent upon another narcotic drug. Buprenorphine is commonly prescribed to treat opioid addiction, and this is what causes an endless cycle for some addicts. They become physically and psychologically dependent upon the drug, and they will have a difficult time stopping it. Opioid addiction is difficult to treat, and most opioid addicts will go through detox and treatment more than once. If you are choosing buprenorphine, you should be aware that you can become addicted to it and will need further treatment to stop taking the drug.

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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.

It drug rehab required after a Suboxone detox?

It is recommended that a patient attends some type of drug rehabilitation after a Suboxone detox treatment. Unless the patient has been using Suboxone as part of their drug rehabilitation process, and wishes to taper off, an addict who is using it should go through drug rehabilitation after detox. The rehabilitation process will help address all underlying issues, and rehabilitate them fully.


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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people.