buprenorphine

Suboxone and Opiate Detox

Suboxone (buprenorphine & naloxone)

Some detox centers do not medicate their patients during withdrawal. This is known as “cold turkey” and Sunrise Detox doesn’t believe in it. Opiate withdrawal symptoms can produce potentially dangerous health situations, including high blood pressure and dehydration. Left untreated, the pain of the withdrawal symptoms can make it psychologically difficult to stay in the detoxification facility, and makes the client more likely to leave prematurely.

At Sunrise Detox we use Suboxone®, buprenorphine-based medication that effectively manages opiate withdrawal symptoms. Read More…