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    Is it possible to become allergic to Suboxone after 7yrs of being on it????
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    modiggityson posted:
    Within the last 2 weeks every time I take my dosage (4mg) in the morning 2-4mg in the afternoon I get light headed my muscles stiffen, chest pains, & I feel like I'm gonna faint. It's scary & I find it weird since I've been on it so long. Anybody else experience this? It feels like a mini-overdose ever time I take my meds. It's terrible!!!
     
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    James Golden, MD responded:
    Suboxone contains buprenorphine, which is an opiate, so the chemistry of your brain may be changing because you have been on this medication for so long.

    I would recommend you schedule an appointment with a physician who is familiar with this drug and prescribes it frequently - an addiction medicine specialist, if possible.


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