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Below is a comprehensive directory of suboxone doctors in Watertown, Massachusetts. Read more about Watertown suboxone treatment or click here to browse your local subxone doctors.

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About Watertown, MA Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, also known as Buprenorphine, is a regularly prescribed substance used for opioid dependence treatment. Ideally, Suboxone would be prescribed by a doctor, in conjunction with Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Buprenorphine can be administered many ways; the most common include a sublingual strip, a transdermal patch, a subcutaneous injection, or a subdermal implant.

Dr. Kenneth Adelman MD
Square Medical Group124 Watertown Street, Suite 2D
Watertown, MA
0.04 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Daniel Dreyfuss MD
Square Medical Group Suite 2D124 Watertown Street
Watertown, MA
0.04 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Natalie Lender MD
Square Medical Group124 Watertown Street, Suite 2D
Watertown, MA
0.04 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Stephanie Stratigos MD
40 Spruce Street
Leominster, MA
0.04 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Mark Muetterties MD
Charlton Hospital393 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA
0.71 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. May Chatila MD
3 Indian Hill Road
Belmont, MA
0.8 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Nancy Curran NP
170 Main StreetUnit G4/G8
Tewksbury, MA
0.83 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Brian Johnson MD
Square Psychiatry124 Watertown Street
Watertown, MA
0.85 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Kari Mendel
780 Main Street
Great Barrington , MA
0.85 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Katja Von Tiesenhausen MD
126 Jersey StreetUnit 502
Boston, MA
0.93 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Jessica Batchelder
14 Patrick Avenue
Billerica, MA
1.1 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Sunil Sarin
20 Pheasant Hill Drive
Shrewsbury, MA
1.27 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Maura Stanton NP
170 Morton Street
Jamaica Plain, MA
1.53 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Brynn O'Donnell NP
30 Winter Street
Boston, MA
1.54 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Stephen Tourjee MD
McLean Hospital, 115 Mill StreetAdult OPC, Mailstop #229
Belmont, MA
1.79 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Madeleine Matthiesen MD
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
1.84 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Nasir Bhatti MD
115 Mill Street
Belmont, MA
1.88 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Joe Flores MD
115 Mill Street
Belmont, MA
1.88 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Michael Murphy MD
115 Mill StMail Stop 109
Belmont, MA
1.88 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Michael Nevarez MD
115 Mill StreetMail Stop 109
Belmont, MA
1.88 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Jason Worcester MD
Boston Medical Center725 Albany Street, Unit 5C
Boston, MA
1.88 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Slava Gaufberg MD
CHA1493 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA
1.88 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Michelle Danforth NP
95 Pleasant Street
Lynn, MA
1.88 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Rakesh Talati
164 High Street
Greenfield, MA
1.88 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Peter Adams Jr MD
McLean Hospital41 Mill Street
Belmont, MA
2.01 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Brian Barnett MD
McLean Hospital115 Mill Street
Belmont, MA
2.01 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Timothy Benson MD
McLean Hospital115 Mill Street
Belmont, MA
2.01 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Craig Boyajian MD
McLean Hospital115 Mill Street
Belmont, MA
2.01 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Argyro Caminis MD
McLean Hospital115 Mill Street
Belmont, MA
2.01 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Dr. Brent Forester MD
McLean Hospital115 Mill Street
Belmont, MA
2.01 miles from the center of Watertown, MA

Choosing a Watertown Suboxone Doctor

When looking for a Suboxone Doctor in Watertown, MA there are a few important factors to consider. To get the best outcome via MAT, choosing a physician that monitors your progress closely is important for success. Speak with the physician and ask them how closely they monitor their clients, if they ever allow patients to self-manage taking doses, and the length of time before they typically start allowing patients to self-administer multiple doses.

Some common factors that are smart to consider when in search of a license practitioner include whether they are taking new patients, their office proximity to the patient’s house, and if their office hours work with the individual’s schedule As a result of limits on the number of patients a physician can care for, it may be challenging to located a qualified physician in or near Watertown, MA. 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 physician 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 widely argued on whether Suboxone actually helps individuals who are dependant on opioids. Some patients have reported great success with Suboxone treatment, but others were not as lucky. One study reported that while on Suboxone there was a decreased rate of prescription painkiller abuse at 49%, but only 8.6% exhibited success once the Suboxone treatment had` ceased. Other studies have shown similar relapse rates of about 90%, including cases where behavioral therapy was provided alongside Suboxone treatment.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Watertown, MA

Suboxone is only one of a number of treatment options for those addicted to opioids. There are alternative medications that have previously been used in Watertown, MA for opioid addiction treatment, 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 determined to get clean and who have access to a safe and supportive living environment, 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:

  • Recent suicidal thoughts
  • Untreated mental health disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol addiction
  • Previous adverse reaction to Suboxone
  • Taking other medications that do not react well with Suboxone
  • Previous abuse of methadone or Suboxone

For individuals who are not a good candidate for Suboxone treatment, unmedicated detox may be the best alternative option. For individuals who plan to abstain from heroin use, or any other opioid, can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is highly recommended to get admitted to a Watertown, MA opioid detoxification facility that can provide continuous care and monitoring.

Selecting a Massachusetts Suboxone Doctor

When choosing 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 doctors are qualified. Qualified medical doctors and mid-level practitioners in the United States 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 support a positive outcome 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, frequently depending on the quality of care. Not all Suboxone Doctors or Medically Assisted Detoxes are the same. Unfortunately, the healthcare industry is rampant with fraud, and even the Suboxone Maintenance industry is not an exception to this. To encourage a higher success rate while on Suboxone Maintenance, we recommend using a reputable Suboxone Doctor.

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 take your coverage, make sure you ask them what additional out of pocket costs may be associated. Lastly, always contact your insurance to determine your deductible, out of pockets, and copays before going to the Suboxone Doctor in Massachusetts.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Massachusetts

The medication 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, over the past few years Suboxone has received a great deal of scrutiny because of the rates of addiction to Subxone. There has also been an increase observed of individuals in Suboxone treatment programs Massachusetts having unintended overdoses. Due to this it has triggered others to seek alternative options. Other options individuals have tried include methadone, going cold turkey, Subutex, or vivitrol. Various options are available and each person should research every option available with their doctor before determining which will be most effective to overcome opioid addiction.