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About Spenard, AK Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone is a medication that is used to help treat people in Spenard, AK who are struggling with addiction to heroin, fentanyl, or any other opiate substance. Suboxone is a combination of buprenorphine - a partial opioid agonist that alleviates withdrawal symptoms and desires to use without producing the same high - and naloxone - an opioid agonist that causes withdrawal symptoms if Suboxone is injected directly into the bloodstream. This medication assisted treatment (MAT) option is uniquely accessible through a doctor licensed to prescribe Subxone in Spenard, AK who have completed addiction requirements to prescribe Suboxone to people addicted to opioids and are seeking help. To minimize the likelihood of abuse, Suboxone doctors may set forth a rule that patients visit their office to take their doses for the first weeks or months.

Before the year 2000, Methadone was the most common drug used for the treatment of opioid addictions, but it could only be prescribed via a methadone clinic. This limited access to MAT for opiate addiction. The Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 made it possible for individual doctors to be able to apply for a waiver, opening the door for individual doctors to prescribe Suboxone. to note that there are still many rules and regulations these doctors must follow that limit treatment, including limits to the number of patients they are able to treat for opioid addiction.

Virginia Walker NP
3221 Montclaire Ct
Anchorage, AK
0.43 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

MariLynn Mulheron NP
915 West Northern Lights Boulevard
Anchorage, AK
0.51 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Jenifer Swigart NP
915 W. Northern Lights Boulevard
Anchorage, AK
0.51 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Dr. Dennis Linderman MD
Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center4951 Business park Blvd
Anchorage, AK
1 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Dr. David Brauner DO
121 West Fireweed Lane
Anchorage, AK
1.01 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Rachel Samuelson MD
4951 Business Park Boulevard
Anchorage, AK
1.06 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Dr. Steven Johnson MD
500 E. Benson Boulevard#103
Anchorage, AK
1.09 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Robin Ninefeldt MD
401 W International Airport RoadSuite 17
Anchorage, AK
1.14 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

David Ampong NP
401 W International Airport Road#27
Anchorage, AK
1.14 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Tina DeMure NP
401 W. International Airport RoadSuite 17
Anchorage, AK
1.14 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Dr. Anne Musser DO
1201 East 36th Avenue
Anchorage, AK
1.53 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Chelsey Jacobs PA
1201 E. 36th Avenue
Anchorage, AK
1.53 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Dr. Darren Lewis MD
2211 East Northern Lights Boulevard
Anchorage, AK
2.25 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Dr. Mary Beth Scott DO
4100 Lake Otis Parkway Suite 216
Anchorage, AK
2.25 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Dr. Andrew Jaconette MD
3650 Lake Otis Parkway#105
Anchorage, AK
2.26 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Dr. Kenneth Boomgaard MD
AA Spine and Pain Clinic4100 Lake Otis Parkway, Suite 208 and 216
Anchorage, AK
2.34 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Barbara Norton NP
2400 E 42nd Avenue
Anchorage, AK
2.38 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Jolene Campbell NP
4120 Laurel Street Ste 203
Anchorage, AK
2.42 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Laura Crawford NP
4020 Folker Street
Anchorage, AK
2.5 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Dr. Anthony Blanford MD
3700 Piper Street
Anchorage, AK
2.57 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Howard Chaitoff PA
Urban Pain Institute4001 Laurel street Suite 202
Anchorage, AK
2.59 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Kimberley Aikey
1400 E. 4th Avenue
Anchorage, AK
2.62 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Kristerra Yawea NP
3760 Piper Street
Anchorage, AK
2.68 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Dr. Michael Alcorn MD
2530 Debarr Road
Anchorage, AK
2.77 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Dr. Paula Colescott MD
Providence Breakthrough3760 Piper Street, Suite 1108
Anchorage, AK
2.84 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Dr. Charles Herndon MD LLC
Providence Breakthrough3760 Piper Street, Suite 1108
Anchorage, AK
2.84 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Laura Sarcone NP
Providence Alaska Medical Center3200 Providence Dr ATTN Medical Staff Office
Anchorage, AK
2.88 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Elisabeth Weston NP
3200 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK
2.92 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Kris Kile NP
2751 Debarr Road
Anchorage, AK
2.97 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Nicholas Van Lith
2925 Debarr Road, Building D, Suite 240
Anchorage, AK
3.06 miles from the center of Spenard, AK

Choosing a Spenard Suboxone Doctor

When selecting a Suboxone Doctor in Spenard, AK there are a number of factors to think about. To ensure success via MAT, choosing a practitioner that monitors your progress closely is imperative for success. Connect with the Suboxone doctor and inquire regarding how closely they monitor their clients, if they typically allow clients to self-manage taking doses, and the length of time before they typically start sending clients home with multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also important factors to consider when looking for a physician. Due to limits on the number of patients a Suboxone doctor can care for, it may be difficult to identify a qualified Suboxone doctor in or near Spenard, AK. However, if you work, go to school, or have a family that relies on you, then driving across town for your Suboxone treatment might not be practical. Our directory or helpline can assist you in selecting a Suboxone doctor is a good match for your circumstances and who is currently taking new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

The success rates of Suboxone and Medically Assisted Detox fluctuate considerably, frequently depending on the quality of care. Not all Suboxone Doctors or Medically Assisted Detoxes are the same. Unfortunately, there is a high rate of fraud in the healthcare system, and even the Suboxone Maintenance industry is not immune to that. A trusted Suboxone doctor is recommended to improve the likelihood of success with medically assisted treatment.

Treatment via a Suboxone doctor can be paid for by insurance or self pay. Find out how you can pay for treatment by contacting your Suboxone Doctor’s office. Remember that depending on the doctor, even if they accept insurance, they may not accept yours. If your doctor is in-network with your provider, make certain you specifically inquire about what additional out of pocket costs may be associated. Finally, always reach out to your insurance to confirm your deductible, out of pockets, and copays prior to going to the Suboxone Doctor in Spenard, AK.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Spenard, AK

Suboxone is only one of the multiple treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative medication assisted treatments that have previously been used in Spenard, 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 addicts who are ready to break free from addiction and who have access to a safe and supportive living situation, these MAT options could be a good option for you.

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

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

People who are not a good candidate for Suboxone treatment, going cold turkey may be the best alternative option. People who plan to take this route, they can expect severe flu-like withdrawal symptoms and severe cravings. It is strongly recommended to get admitted to a Spenard, AK opioid detox center that can provide continuous care and monitoring.

Selecting a Alaska Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone doctor in Alaska the first thing to do is to research the options that are available and covered by your health care insurance. After compiling a list of resources that meet your financial criteria make sure the physicians are qualified. Qualified doctors and mid-level practitioners in the U.S. must have an have a particular license, referred to as an x-license, to be able to prescribe Suboxone as a medication assisted treatment option for an opioid addict. These individuals should also offer some sort of community involvement 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

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 equal. Unfortunately, there is a high rate of fraud in the healthcare system, and even the Suboxone Maintenance industry is not immune to that. A reputable Suboxone doctor is suggested to increase the likelihood of success with [medication assisted treatment.

Suboxone Doctors accept various insurance plans and cash payments. Always inquire with the Suboxone Doctor, as to what their payment options are. Keep in mind that not all doctors accept all insurance plans. If they do accept your insurance, make sure you ask them what additional out of pocket costs may be associated. Finally, always reach out to your insurance to confirm your deductible, out of pockets, and copays before going to the Suboxone Doctor in Alaska.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Alaska

The opioid addiction treatment drug Suboxone is made up of of two substances. Those substances are buprenorphine and naloxone, and the combination of the two has been approved by the FDA for medical treatment of opioid addiction. However, in recent years Suboxone has received a great deal of scrutiny because of the potential risk of addiction to Subxone. We have also seen a rise of individuals in medication assisted treatment programs Alaska having unintended overdoses. As a result, this has triggered others to search for other options. Other options individuals have tried include methadone, abstinence, Subutex, or vivitrol. There are many options available and each individual should look into each option available with their physician before determining which will be most effective to overcome opioid addiction.