I've started seeing a new pain management doctor and he has prescribed 75mg Nucynta 4x a day and a chart for a month long process for trying to wean me off the Suboxone. He says it's OK to take the Nucynta while taking and tampering off the Suboxone but I'm afraid to take anything with Suboxone. He's also prescribed Trazadone and Niravam for panic attacks and depression as needed. My ultimate goal is to get completely off the Suboxone and deal with the pain in my knee at the same time until I can get it replaced hopefully after the first of the year? Can someone answer this question?
I myself,& as it sounds like you don't either & that is like Suboxone. Unless something your taking has opiates in them,then I wouldn't worry about it. The only time I know about having any side effects with Suboxone is if they take any opiates because Suboxone is an opiate antagonist & an opiate agonist,hence crossing each other out,but now let's say you take something with more opiates in it,your going to start feeling withdrawl symtoms(NO FUN!) The same might happen if you take opiates & then take some Suboxone you'll get the same results due to the Naloxone(Narcan). If you don't know but I can't see you not,due that your prescibed them,but they're put in to opiate agonist,Narcan being an opiate antagonist it prevents people to get high on them & also puts a cieling effect on the drug(there are quite a few agonist/antagonist drugs out there) Suboxone is the one with the most noteriety now because it's used mainly as a replacement for Methadone for heroin addiction treatment because with Metadone all your doing is replacing one schedule 2 drug with either a schedule 1 ( ILEAGAL,NO MEDICAL VALUE,SO THEY SAY,EVEN THOUGH HEROIN IS PRESCRIBED IN GREAT BRITTIAN) or just with another schedule 2 (METHADONE) at least Suboxone was dropped to a schedule 3 drug for one making it easier for people(who need it to kick h) & has a higher success rate because people don't have to go to a clinic everyday,& also doctors know there are people who sell there take home dose of Metadone,& it's a schedule 2 the same as M.S Contin,OxyContin,Dilaudid & so on & so on because as you know with Suboxone get a 30 day supply. Sorry to get away from your original question,but as I said if there's no opiates in it,I can't see any reason why the combo your should be dagerous,or nothing more uncomfortabe. Good Luck. J.S
IF you take opiates first and they are still on the receptor sites, and you take suboxone, then you will go into precipitated withdrawal> If you have the suboxone in your system, and then take the opiates, you won't. We have been told here, and in counseling, that suboxone blocks ALL opiates, so that you won't feel them> I have also seen people get warned that although you can't feel the opiates on suboxone, there is still a risk of OD'ing. If I were you, I would talk to a compounding pharmacist about this, they will know, compounding pharmacist build drugs. Pharmacists are the True experts on drugs, that is all they do and compounders are the more highly trained. I am wondering why we are all of the sudden seeing some pain management doctors prescribing opiates to someone on an opiate blocker, but the last week has brought 2 such inquiries. Now Subutex, does NOT contain naloxone, it seems logical to me that you be switched to that, and possible weened off the subutex, that I can understand a bit better. Please ask a compounding pharmacist and come back and tell us what they said. I am not a doctor, but have been on suboxone for 2 1/2 years and had many tell me they tried opiates after suboxone and they didn't work at all, which is what we are told in counseling and by our subs doctors. Best of luck, please let us know what pharmacist says.
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