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jmvdm posted:
My son has been taking suboxone for over a year now and is doing well. His girlfriend, who has also been clean for over a year, is taking some of his suboxone to help with her cravings. I want her to get her own prescription for it, but were told that you cannot get it unless you are in at least partial withdrawl, which she is not. She just needs help with the cravings. What kind of help is available to her.
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James Golden, MD responded:
Suboxone is an opiate drug. If your son and his girlfriend wish to be clean and sober, then looking to transition off of Suboxone completely would be the best option for them.

Attending 12 Step meetings or engaging in chemical dependency treatment at this time are good ways for them to go at this point, depending on their medical situation.


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