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About Pitkas Point, AK Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, also known as Buprenorphine, is a regularly prescribed medication used for opioid dependence treatment. 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 are:

  • Suboxone Strips taken sublingually (under the tongue)
  • On the skin as a transdermal patch
  • a subcutaneous injection called Sublocade
  • Probuphine sells an implant that can provide continuous delivery for six months
Dr. Kimberly Whitaker MD
580 Cheif Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
98.99 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Dr. David Compton MD
700 Chief Hoffman HighwayPO Box 278
Bethel, AK
98.99 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Nicholas White NP
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman HighwayPO Box 529
Bethel, AK
98.99 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Luvae Southerland PA
1322 Calista DriveApartment A4
Bethel, AK
98.99 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Dr. Nicholas Flickinger MD
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
99.23 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

William Ford NP
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Hwy
Bethel, AK
99.23 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Cameron Mortensen PA
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
99.23 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Nadege Nerette PA
430 Main StreetPO Box 1908
Bethel, AK
99.25 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Dr. Karen O'Neill MD
Norton Sound Regional HospitalP.O. Box 966
Nome, AK
182.28 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Arnold Loera
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation 6000 Kanakanak Road
Dillingham, AK
263.15 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Dr. Cortney Hess MD
103 Fram StreetP.O. Box 589
Petersburg, AK
278.02 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Dr. Kristel Rush MD
705 2nd StreetPO Box 2290
Cordova, AK
278.02 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Lori Jackson NP
934 Main StreetPO Box 934
Saint George Island, AK
278.02 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Melinda Miller NP
1000 Polovina TpkPO Box 148
Saint Paul, AK
350.92 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Jared Wallace
11595 Kenai Spur Highway
Kenai, AK
410.68 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Kelli Vicek NP
805 Frontage Road
Kenai, AK
410.9 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Tamara Brothers-McNeil PA
130 S Willow StSuite 7
Kenai, AK
410.95 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Dr. Sarah Spencer DO
P.O. Box 39368Ninilchik Community Clinic
Ninilchik, AK
411.01 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Kristina Finkenbinder NP
15765 Kingsley Road
Ninilchik, AK
411.19 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Dr. Michael Merrick MD
416 Frontage RoadSuite 400
Kenai, AK
411.33 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Marion Ruth NP
Dena'ina Health Clinic508 Upland Drive
Kenai, AK
412.64 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Christina Turknett NP
43335 Kalafornski Beach RoadSuite 18
Soldotna, AK
415.55 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Dr. John Anderson MD
265 Binkley
Soldotna, AK
417.86 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Katherine Becher NP
Central Peninsula Hospital250 Hospital Place
Soldotna, AK
417.86 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Dr. Marcus Deede MD
265 N. Binkley Street
Soldotna, AK
418.2 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Rebecca Schultz PA
245 N Binkley StreetSuite 103
Soldotna, AK
418.21 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

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

Kathryn Flores NP
Central Peninsula Hospital, Care Transitions354 Tyee St.
Soldotna, AK
418.44 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Kathryn Flores NP
Central Peninsula Hospital, Care Transitions354 Tyee St
Soldotna, AK
418.44 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Dr. Cynthia Kahn MD
230 East Marydale Avenue
Soldotna, AK
418.45 miles from the center of Pitkas Point, AK

Finding a Pitkas Point, AK Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone doctor in Pitkas Point, AK one should first do their research on the options that are obtainable and covered by their insurance provider. After compiling a list of resources that meet your financial criteria make sure the doctors are qualified. Qualified physicians and mid-level practitioners in the United States must have an have a particular license, referred to as an x-license, to be able to prescribe Suboxone to individuals battling opioid addiction. Patients should also enroll in additional treatment programs that support recovery, such as outpatient programs, or other evidence-based treatment options to increase success while completing a Suboxone treatment regimens.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive drug in itself, there is lots of controversy on whether Suboxone truly works to treat opioid addiction. Some doctors have reported great success with Suboxone treatment, but others were not as lucky. One study reported that 49% of participants abused prescription painkillers at a reduced rate while on Suboxone, but only 8.6% showed abstinence once the Suboxone treatment had` ceased. Other studies have shown similar relapse rates of about 90%, including cases where additional treatments where provided concurrently.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Pitkas Point, AK

Suboxone is only one of a multitude of treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative medication assisted treatments that have previously been used in Pitkas Point, AK to treat addiction to opiates, 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 addicts who are determined to get clean and who have access to a safe and supportive living situation, these MAT options could be a good option for you.

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

  • Recent thoughts of suicide
  • Untreated dual diagnosis
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol addiction
  • Previous adverse reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Previous abuse of methadone or Suboxone

People who may not be able to receive 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 recommended to seek treatment from a Pitkas Point, AK opioid detox center that can provide continuous care and monitoring.

Choosing a Suboxone Doctor in Alaska

When selecting a Suboxone doctor in Alaska one should first do their research on the options that are obtainable and covered by their insurance provider. After compiling a list of resources that make sure the doctors are qualified. Qualified physicians and mid-level practitioners in the U.S. must have an X-license to be able to prescribe Suboxone as a medication for opioid addiction treatment. These individuals should also offer some sort of supplementary addiction support to ensure success whether that involves outpatient programs, or other evidence-based treatment options to increase success while on Suboxone.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive substance in itself, it is commonly debated on whether Suboxone truly works to treat opioid addiction. Some people have said to have experienced great success with Suboxone treatment, whereas others did not. One study reported that 49% of participants abused prescription painkillers at a reduced rate while on Suboxone, but only 8.6% showed signs of recovery once the Suboxone treatment ended. Other studies have shown similar relapse rates of about 90%, regardless of whether Suboxone treatment was combined with therapy or not.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Alaska

The pharmaceutical drug Suboxone is a combination of two substances. Those substances are buprenorphine and naloxone, and the use of these 2 substances together has been approved by the FDA for opioid addiction treatment. However, in recent years Suboxone has received a lot of criticism because of the rates of addiction to Subxone. There has also been an increase observed of patients in Suboxone treatment programs Alaska having unintended overdoses. Due to this it has triggered others to seek other options. Other options patients have tried include methadone, going cold turkey, Subutex, or vivitrol. Numerous options are available and each individual should investigate every option available with their doctor before .