Buprenorphine and Suboxone are commonly prescribed drugs to treat acute and chronic pain and treat opioid addiction. Unfortunately, many opioid addicts in Utah become caught up in a cycle of replacing one drug with another drug, and never truly become drug-free. Buprenorphine is derived from an opium extract and does have the same addictive power as heroin, but it is not as potent as heroin. The euphoric effect felt by buprenorphine is why it is used to treat opioid addiction, but you are replacing one drug with another drug. Buprenorphine is commonly abused, because of its addictive nature, and is listed as a Schedule III drug. Opioid addiction is not easy, and detox from buprenorphine or Suboxone can be difficult. Medical detox programs in Utah will be the best solution to help an opioid addict through a detox. Buprenorphine or Suboxone addiction is a common problem and does require the right type of treatment and help. Drug rehab centers and services in Utah can help addicts through this type of addiction.
Here is a list of treatment centers providing detox from suboxone & buprenorphine in Utah. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.