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Suboxone & Buprenorphine Detox & Treatment in Pennsylvania

Buprenorphine and Suboxone are used for many different medical reasons, such as treating opioid addiction and treating acute or chronic pain. However, for many opioid addicts in Pennsylvania who are prescribed this drug, they will become addicted to it. Buprenorphine and Suboxone do cause the same euphoric effects as heroin but are not as potent. The withdrawal symptoms are also the same as heroin but are slightly milder. Detox from buprenorphine or Suboxone will not be easy, and it does become worse with larger amounts of the drug. When you become addicted to opioids, you will often search for different treatment methods. This will include substituting one drug with another drug, and this may not always be the best solution. Drug and alcohol treatment programs in Pennsylvania can help you become completely rehabilitated, and totally drug-free. It may not be easy to see your life without any drugs, but it is possible, and the right medical detox and residential drug rehab can help.

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What are some physical symptoms of Suboxone use?

Some of the physical symptoms of Suboxone withdrawals include muscle pains, restlessness, nausea, and other body aches. A Suboxone detox program will help a patient with these symptoms, and ensure they can make it through the detox process successfully. Physical symptoms are handled in many different ways, but it is best to use limited medications, and take more of natural approach to help the patient.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS - Author

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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. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.