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About South Dartmouth, MA Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, or Buprenorphine, is a regularly prescribed medication used to treat Opioid Dependence. Ideally, Suboxone would be prescribed by a practitioner, in addition to a 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.

Dr. Edward Hurwitz MD
Newton Wellesley Hospital2014 Washington Street
Newton, MA
0.3 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Mushtaque Chachar MD
226-230 Field Street
New Bedford, MA
1.93 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Mohammad Munir MD
226-230 Field Street
New Bedford, MA
1.93 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Kelly Carignan NP
73D Winthrop Avenue
Lawarence, MA
1.93 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Robert Gianfrocco DO
CleanSlate92 Grape Street
New Bedford, MA
2.23 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Donald Middleton Jr MD
92 Grape Street
New Bedford, MA
2.23 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Thomas Bozzo MD
92 Grape Street
New Bedford, MA
2.23 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Katherine Young MD
1504 Providence HighwayUnit 7B
Norwood, MA
2.23 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Jon Gothing NP
75 Francis Street PBBA 4 th floor
Boston, MA
2.23 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Ryan Sullivan NP
Lynn Community Health Center269 Union Street
Lynn, MA
2.23 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Kayla Deshong PA
339 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA
2.23 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Ashok Maheshwari MD
Clean Slate92 Grape Street
New Bedford, MA
2.24 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Alexandra Tien MD
CleanSlate Centers92 Grape Street
New Bedford, MA
2.24 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Denise Croken NP
637 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA
2.24 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Craig Longo MD
St. Luke's Hospital101 Page Street
New Bedford, MA
2.31 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Robert Shiner MD
110 West Squantum Street
North Quincy, MA
2.31 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Peter Cellucci MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Milton199 Reedsdale Road
Milton, MA
2.49 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Hilarie Cranmer MD
Massachusetts General Hospital Global Health125 Nashua Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA
2.49 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Matthew Hall MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center1 Deaconess Road, WCC2
Boston, MA
2.49 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. James Morse MD
25 Highland Avenue
Newburyport, MA
2.49 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Craig Schacher MD
Baystate Noble Hospital115 W. Silver Street
Westfield , MA
2.49 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Christopher Shestak MD
St. Luke's Hospital101 Page Street
New Bedford, MA
2.49 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Phyllis Fine
500 Congress StreetSuite 2G
Quincy, MA
2.49 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Kara Kopaczewski DO
49 State Road Pequot Building
Dartmouth, MA
2.71 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Sayuj Paudel
585 Lebanon Street
Melrose, MA
2.71 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Schree Pettigrew NP
2343 Purchase Street
New Bedford, MA
2.74 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Peter Horan MD
785 Rockdale Avenue
New Bedford, MA
3 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Guillermo Gonzalez MD
196 Union Street
New Bedford, MA
3.02 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Sumi Dolben
Hallmark Health Systems Behavioral Services170 Governors Avenue
Medford, MA
3.16 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Dr. Jonathan Leviss MD
874 Purchase St
New Bedford, MA
3.17 miles from the center of South Dartmouth, MA

Choosing a Suboxone Doctor in South Dartmouth, MA

When choosing a Suboxone doctor in South Dartmouth, MA 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 you can afford make sure the physicians 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 assisted treatment option for an opioid addict. 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 on Suboxone.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive drug in itself, it is widely debated on whether Suboxone truly works to treat opioid addiction. Some doctors have reported 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 abstinence once the Suboxone treatment ended. Other studies did not show long term success with a less than 10% success rate once treatment stopped, regardless of whether Suboxone treatment was combined with therapy or not.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in South Dartmouth, MA

Suboxone is only one of numerous treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative drugs that have historically been used in South Dartmouth, MA 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 individuals who are ready to get clean and who have a supportive home environment or who live in a sober house, these medication assisted treatment 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 suicidal thoughts
  • Untreated mental health disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Previous allergic reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Previous abuse of MAT

People who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, abstinence may be the only alternative option. People who plan to take this route, they can expect severe flu-like withdrawal symptoms and severe cravings. It is highly recommended to contact a South Dartmouth, MA opioid detox facility that can provide continuous care and monitoring.

Finding a Massachusetts Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone doctor in Massachusetts one should first do their research on the options that are available and covered by their insurance provider. Once you have a list of resources that you can afford make sure the physicians 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. 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 completing a Suboxone treatment regimens.

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 no exception. To encourage a higher success rate while on Suboxone Maintenance, we suggest using a trusted Suboxone Doctor.

Suboxone Doctors accept various insurance plans and cash payments. Learn what your payment options are 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 ask them what additional out of pocket costs may be associated. Lastly, always contact your insurance to check your deductible, out of pockets, and copays prior to going to the Suboxone Doctor in Massachusetts.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Massachusetts

Addiction, like other diseases, does not have a cure yet. Consequently, there is a lot of contention regarding what the best treatment plan is. Some say 'abstinence is best, the fewer chemicals we put in our bodies, the better.' Others say, 'I'd rather have my loved one alive and on medication, then die from an overdose.' Basically, the jury is still out; however, when following the recommendations of a trusted Suboxone Doctor in Massachusetts, the probability of success increases exponentially.