My Dr. said that subutex was primarily only prescribed & was given to women who were pregnant. I have compained of depression with suboxone - (having taken it for over 1. 5 yrs now. What is the real answer???
27 Jun 2009
Subutex is pure buprenorphine and suboxone is buprenorphine with naloxone added. This is to keep IV drug users from injecting the medication. Some people do react adversely to the naloxone in suboxone. Neither medication is prescribed strictly for pregnant users. Your dr is WRONG.
Depression is most common if the dose is too high. You've also been on subs for longer than what is usually suggestted. It's most likely time to taper down and off the subs. You will probably feel better after being off the subs for a while.
You can reduce your dose by 25% every four days and you shouldn't have too difficult a time tapering down. Hope that helps.
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