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About Port Wakefield, AK Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, also known as Buprenorphine, is a conventional medication used for opioid dependence treatment. In an ideal situation, Suboxone would be prescribed by a Physician, in addition to a Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Buprenorphine 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
  • A six-month continuous delivery Probuphine subdermal implant
Dr. Cynthia Kahn MD
Providence Kodiak Island Medical CenterOutpatient Visiting Specialities Clinic
Kodiak, AK
29.59 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Melissa Witteveen PA
1911 E Rezanof
Kodiak, AK
29.59 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Dr. Edward Zeff MD
Discovery Cove Recovery & Wellness Center, LLC2975 Mill Bay Rd Suite B
Kodiak, AK
29.81 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Dr. Curtis Mortenson MD
1911 East Rezanof Drive
Kodiak, AK
30.19 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Dr. David Silbergeld
1911 E Rezanof Dr.
Kodiak, AK
30.19 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Evan Jones II
3449 East Rezanof Drive
Kodiak, AK
30.39 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Dr. Sam Chelmo MD
KANA clinic, 3449 E. Rezanof Dr
Kodiak, AK
30.39 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Alison Starr PA
3449 East Rezanof Drive
Kodiak , AK
30.39 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Dr. Roger Martinez MD
South Peninsula Hospital4300 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
122.83 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Kathryn Ostrom
205 West Fairview Ave
Homer, AK
122.95 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Dana Whittaker NP
4136 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
122.97 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Lisa Milam
4136 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
122.97 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Dr. William Bell MD
4136 Bartlett
Homer, AK
123.39 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Jill Rife NP
4136 Bartlett
Homer, AK
123.39 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Dr. Sarah Spencer DO
P.O. Box 39368Ninilchik Community Clinic
Ninilchik, AK
146.13 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Kristina Finkenbinder NP
15765 Kingsley Road
Ninilchik, AK
146.29 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Christina Turknett NP
43335 Kalafornski Beach RoadSuite 18
Soldotna, AK
181.63 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Dr. John Anderson MD
265 Binkley
Soldotna, AK
182.07 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Katherine Becher NP
Central Peninsula Hospital250 Hospital Place
Soldotna, AK
182.07 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

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

Rebecca Schultz PA
245 N Binkley StreetSuite 103
Soldotna, AK
182.75 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Dr. Marcus Deede MD
265 N. Binkley Street
Soldotna, AK
182.78 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Dr. Cynthia Kahn MD
230 East Marydale Avenue
Soldotna, AK
183 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Dr. Marguerite Mcintosh MD
230 E. MARYDALE AVE
Soldotna, AK
183 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Kathryn Flores NP
Central Peninsula Hospital, Care Transitions354 Tyee St.
Soldotna, AK
183.07 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Kathryn Flores NP
Central Peninsula Hospital, Care Transitions354 Tyee St
Soldotna, AK
183.07 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Kelli Vicek NP
805 Frontage Road
Kenai, AK
184.27 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Jared Wallace
11595 Kenai Spur Highway
Kenai, AK
184.29 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Dr. Michael Merrick MD
416 Frontage RoadSuite 400
Kenai, AK
184.58 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Tamara Brothers-McNeil PA
130 S Willow StSuite 7
Kenai, AK
184.62 miles from the center of Port Wakefield, AK

Choosing a Port Wakefield, AK Suboxone Doctor

When choosing a Suboxone doctor in Port Wakefield, AK the first thing to do is to research the options that are obtainable and covered by health insurance. Once you have a list of resources that make sure the physicians are qualified. Qualified physicians and mid-level practitioners in the United States must have an X-license in order for them to prescribe Suboxone as a medication for opioid addiction treatment. Patients should also enroll in additional treatment programs that encourage recovery, such as outpatient programs, or other evidence-based treatment options to increase success while partaking in medication assisted treatment.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

There are a lot of inconsistencies in the success rates of Suboxone and Medically Assisted Detox, mostly depending on the quality of care. Not all Suboxone Doctors or Medically Assisted Detoxes are the same. Unfortunately, the healthcare industry is packed with fraud, and even the Suboxone Maintenance industry is not immune to that. A trusted Suboxone doctor is advised to increase the likelihood of success with Suboxone maintenance assisted treatment.

Suboxone Doctors will either accept insurance or cash pay. Always speak with the Suboxone Doctor, as to what their payment options are. Remember that not all doctors accept all insurance plans. If they do accept your insurance, make certain you ask them what additional out of pocket costs may be associated. Finally, always reach out to your insurance to check your deductible, out of pockets, and copays before going to the Suboxone Doctor in Port Wakefield, AK.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Port Wakefield, AK

Suboxone is only one of numerous treatment options for those addicted to opioids. There are alternative drugs that have historically been used in Port Wakefield, AK to treat addiction to opiates, including methadone and Naltrexone. These medications might be available to you but have different regulations. For example, methadone can only be administered at a licensed methadone clinic and not by an individual practitioner. For people who are ready to stop using opioids and who have access to a safe and supportive living environment, 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:

  • Presence of suicidal thoughts
  • Untreated mental health disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Previous allergic reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Past abuse of MAT

For individuals who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, going cold turkey may be the best alternative option. For individuals who plan to go through a clean-slate withdrawal can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is highly advised to contact a Port Wakefield, AK opioid detoxification center that can provide continuous care and monitoring.

Choosing a Alaska Suboxone Doctor

When selecting a Suboxone Doctor in Alaska there are a number of factors to think about. To ensure success via MAT, working with a physician that provides attentive treatment is critical for success. Connect with the license practitioner and ask them how closely they monitor their clients, if they ever allow patients to take a few doses of Suboxone home to be self-administered, and how long before they might begin allowing patients to self-administer multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also important factors to consider when searching for a license practitioner. Because of limits on the number of patients a license practitioner can treat, it may be challenging to located a qualified license practitioner in or near Alaska. However, if you work, go to school, or have a family that relies on you, then driving a long distance every day for your Suboxone treatment may be difficult. Our directory or helpline can assist you in finding a license practitioner is a good match for your circumstances and who is currently accepting new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive drug in itself, it is commonly debated on whether Suboxone actually helps individuals who are dependant on opioids. 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 decreased rate while on Suboxone, but only 8.6% showed signs of recovery once the Suboxone treatment ended. Other studies did not show long term success 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

The drug Suboxone is made up of of two drugs. Those drugs are buprenorphine and naloxone, and the combination of the two has been approved by the FDA for opioid addiction treatment. However, over the past few years Suboxone has received a large amount of scrutiny due to the risks of addicts developing an addiction to this drug. There has also been an increase observed of people in medication assisted treatment programs Alaska having unintended overdoses. Due to this it has triggered others to search for alternative options. Other options people have sought out include methadone, abstinence, Subutex, or vivitrol. There are many options available and each patient should look into each option available with their doctor before .