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About Nikolaevsk, AK Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, or Buprenorphine, is a frequently recommended medication used to treat Opioid Dependence. Physicians who prescribe Suboxone will often also recommend tandem involvement in Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Suboxone is munfactured in many forms; the most common include a sublingual strip, a transdermal patch, a subcutaneous injection, or a subdermal implant.

Dana Whittaker NP
4136 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
12.51 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Lisa Milam
4136 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
12.51 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Kathryn Ostrom
205 West Fairview Ave
Homer, AK
12.57 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Dr. Roger Martinez MD
South Peninsula Hospital4300 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
12.65 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Dr. William Bell MD
4136 Bartlett
Homer, AK
13.17 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Jill Rife NP
4136 Bartlett
Homer, AK
13.17 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Dr. Sarah Spencer DO
P.O. Box 39368Ninilchik Community Clinic
Ninilchik, AK
14.91 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Kristina Finkenbinder NP
15765 Kingsley Road
Ninilchik, AK
14.96 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Christina Turknett NP
43335 Kalafornski Beach RoadSuite 18
Soldotna, AK
48.28 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Dr. John Anderson MD
265 Binkley
Soldotna, AK
48.59 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Katherine Becher NP
Central Peninsula Hospital250 Hospital Place
Soldotna, AK
48.59 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Dale Walaszek PA
Central Peninsula Hospital Behavioral Health245 N. Binkley St., Suite 202
Soldotna, AK
49.16 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Rebecca Schultz PA
245 N Binkley StreetSuite 103
Soldotna, AK
49.27 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Dr. Marcus Deede MD
265 N. Binkley Street
Soldotna, AK
49.3 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Dr. Cynthia Kahn MD
230 East Marydale Avenue
Soldotna, AK
49.51 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Dr. Marguerite Mcintosh MD
230 E. MARYDALE AVE
Soldotna, AK
49.51 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Kathryn Flores NP
Central Peninsula Hospital, Care Transitions354 Tyee St.
Soldotna, AK
49.58 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Kathryn Flores NP
Central Peninsula Hospital, Care Transitions354 Tyee St
Soldotna, AK
49.58 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Kelli Vicek NP
805 Frontage Road
Kenai, AK
51.39 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Jared Wallace
11595 Kenai Spur Highway
Kenai, AK
51.44 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Dr. Michael Merrick MD
416 Frontage RoadSuite 400
Kenai, AK
51.64 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Tamara Brothers-McNeil PA
130 S Willow StSuite 7
Kenai, AK
51.73 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Marion Ruth NP
Dena'ina Health Clinic508 Upland Drive
Kenai, AK
52.54 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Dr. Brian Abbott DO
P.O. Box 365
Seward, AK
77.94 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Dr. Jerald Flynn Jr
P.O. Box 2816417 First Avenue
Seward, AK
77.94 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Dr. John Scanlon DO
Dept of Veterans Affairs3001 C Street
Anchorage, AK
106.24 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Walter Argueta
Eastern Aleutian Tribes3380 C Street, Suite 100
Anchorage, AK
106.24 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Cameron Spivey
Eastern Aleutian Tribes3380 C Street, Suite 100
Anchorage, AK
106.24 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Connie Pomerantz NP
1301 Huffman Road Ste 205
Anchorage, AK
106.39 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Dr. Steven Deitch MD
Alaska Neurology Center1100 E. Dimond Boulevard
Anchorage, AK
108.36 miles from the center of Nikolaevsk, AK

Selecting a Nikolaevsk, AK Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone doctor in Nikolaevsk, AK a good place to start is to research the options that are available and covered by health insurance. After compiling a list of resources that meet your financial criteria make sure the physicians are qualified. Qualified medical doctors and mid-level practitioners in the U.S. must have an have a particular license, referred to as an x-license, in order for them to prescribe Suboxone as a medication assisted treatment option for an opioid addict. Patients should also enroll in additional treatment programs that compliment recovery, such as outpatient programs, or other evidence-based treatment options to ensure the most effective results while completing a Suboxone treatment regimens.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

Success rates of Suboxone maintenance vary from one person to another. However, it is widely accepted that Suboxone is the most effective pharmaceutical detox option to battle opioid addiction. In regard to Suboxone as MAT, research has determined that like other medications used for opioid treatment there is still a possibility of abuse. With these types of risks, it is greatly recommended by Suboxone doctors that MAT is monitored closely to increase the likelihood of success. To reiterate, the greatest success rates are presented when people on Suboxone for opiate addiction combine MAT with other behavioral therapies andevidence-based options. In spite of the stigma that the recovery community may often face, lots of people believe the research is clear and that MAT does assist in recovery from opioid addiction!

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Nikolaevsk, AK

Suboxone is only one of several treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative medication assisted treatments that have historically been used in Nikolaevsk, AK to treat addiction to opiates, including methadone and Naltrexone. These medications might be available to you but have different regulations. For instance, only methadone clinics can administer methadone. For individuals who are motivated to get clean and who have access to a safe and supportive living environment, these MAT options might work for you.

There are contraindications for the use of Suboxone for opioid addiction treatment. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Presence of thoughts of suicide
  • Untreated dual diagnosis
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol use disorder
  • Previous adverse reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Previous abuse of medication assisted treatments

People who are not a solid candidate for Suboxone treatment, going cold turkey may be the only alternative option. People who plan to abstain from heroin use, or any other opioid, can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is strongly advised to reach out to a Nikolaevsk, AK opioid detox center that can assist in managing these symptoms.

Finding a Alaska Suboxone Doctor

When selecting a Suboxone doctor in Alaska a good place to start is to research the options that are available and covered by health insurance. Once you have a list of resources that meet your financial criteria make sure the doctors are qualified. Qualified medical doctors and mid-level practitioners in America must have an X-license in order for them to prescribe Suboxone as a medication for opioid addiction treatment. It is also recommended to enroll in additional treatment programs that encourage recovery, such as outpatient programs, or other evidence-based treatment options to support a positive outcome while partaking in medication assisted treatment.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive drug in itself, it is commonly debated on whether Suboxone truly works to treat opioid addiction. Some doctors have said to have experienced great success with Suboxone treatment, but others were not as lucky. One study reported that 49% of participants abused prescription painkillers at a lowered rate while on Suboxone, but only 8.6% exhibited success once the Suboxone treatment ended. Other studies did not show long term recovery with a less than 10% success rate once treatment ended, including cases where additional treatments where provided alongside Suboxone treatment.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Alaska

Suboxone is only one of numerous treatment options for those addicted to opioids. There are alternative medication assisted treatments that have previously been used in Alaska for opioid addiction treatment, including methadone and Naltrexone. These medications might be available to you but have different regulations. For instance, methadone can only be administered at a licensed methadone clinic and not by an individual practitioner. For struggling addicts who are ready to get clean and who have access to a safe and supportive living environment, these medically assisted treatment options could be right for you.

The following are indications that an individual is NOT a recommended candidate for Suboxone treatment:

  • Recent thoughts of suicide
  • Untreated mental health disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol addiction
  • Previous allergic reaction to Suboxone
  • Taking other medications that do not react well with Suboxone
  • Previous abuse of medication assisted treatments

Addicts who are not a good candidate for Suboxone treatment, abstinence may be the only alternative option. Addicts who plan to abstain from heroin use, or any other opioid, can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is strongly advised to get admitted to a Alaska opioid detoxification facility that can help manage these symptoms.