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If you can't find a suboxone doctor close to you at the time you're looking for, we recommend checking out nearby towns including: Shelby, Patterson Springs, Waco, and Earl. Click here for Light Oak rehab centers.

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About Light Oak, NC Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, or Buprenorphine, is a commonly use drug used for opioid dependence treatment. In an ideal situation, Suboxone would be prescribed by a Physician, in conjunction with 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
  • Probuphine sells an implant that can provide continuous delivery for six months
Dr. Steven Brockman
1112 Yancey Street
Shelby, NC
1.97 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Andrea Dunlap PA
615 S Dekalb Street
Shelby, NC
3.37 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Bryce Yates NP
615 S. Dekalb Street
Shelby, NC
3.37 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Dr. George Bradley DO
FOOTHILLS CONSULTING ASSOCIATES615 S DEKALB STREET
Shelby, NC
3.37 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Dr. Rafael Calabria MD
FOOTHILLS CONSULTING ASSOCIATES615 S DEKALB STREET
Shelby, NC
3.37 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Gina Snyder PA-C
615 S Dekalb Street
Shelby, NC
3.37 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Megan Peterson PA
615 South Dekalb Street
Shelby, NC
3.37 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Salema Coaxum NP
615 S Dekalb Street
Shelby, NC
3.37 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Donna Hewitt NP
825 S. Washington Street
Shelby, NC
3.55 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Kerry Balentine MD
809 N. Lafayette
Shelby, NC
3.55 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Dr. Cornelius Okonkwo DO
Carolina Mercy Medical Clinic917 N Lafayette Street
Shelby, NC
3.56 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Dr. Rafael Calabria MD
618 North Morgan Street
Shelby, NC
3.69 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Dr. Jeanette Bourne MD
417 W Warren St
Shelby, NC
3.87 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Ellen Adams
417 West Warren Street
Shelby, NC
3.87 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Dr. Anthony Mazzarulli MD
706 West King Street
Kings Mountain, NC
7.5 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Alexandra Surface PA-C
1530 Union RoadSuite A
Gastonia, NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Dr. Brenda Willis MD
1760 Country Club RoadUnit 102
Gastonia, NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Dr. Jill Thompson MD
609 S. New Hope Rd.Suite 103
Gastonia , NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Dr. Sherryl Luvis
2682 Court DriveSuite B
Gastonia, NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Dr. Timothy Sloand MD
609 South New Hope RoadSuite 200D
Gastonia, NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Dr. Vikram Shukla MD
839 Magestic Court
Gastonia, NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Ella Krouse PA-C
1530 Union RoadSuite A
Gastonia, NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Georgina Ramsey NP
2711 X-Ray Drive
Gastonia, NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Ivette Cintron-Cubero NP
3670 S. New Hope RoadSuite 1
Gastonia, NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Julie Thompson PA
1006 Union RoadSuite B
Gastonia, NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Kathleen Cohen PA-C
1530 Union RoadSuite A
Gastonia, NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Lauren Edwards PA-C
1530 Union RoadSuite A
Gastonia, NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Lindsay Panek PA-C
1530 Union RoadSuite A
Gastonia, NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Dr. Nilima Shukla
1530 Union RoadSuite A
Gastonia, NC
15.68 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Dr. Aregai Girmay MD
991 West Hudson Boulevard
Gastonia, NC
15.92 miles from the center of Light Oak, NC

Finding a Light Oak, NC Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone doctor in Light Oak, NC one should first do their research on the options that are obtainable and covered by their insurance provider. In addition to finding financially viable doctors, make sure they are qualified. Qualified physicians and mid-level practitioners in the United States 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 community involvement to ensure success whether that involves outpatient programs, or other evidence-based treatment options to support a positive outcome while partaking in medication assisted treatment.

Positive Outcomes with Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detoxification

The success of Suboxone treatment varies from person to person. However, most can agree that Suboxone is the most realistic pharmaceutical detox option to battle opioid addiction. In regard to Suboxone as medication assisted treatment, research has proven that like methadone there is still a potential for abuse. Due to the risk of abuse, it is highly recommended by Suboxone physicians that dosage is monitored closely to increase the likelihood of success. To reiterate, the most successful individuals that are able to break free from opioid addiction due so by combining medication assisted treatment in conjunction with inpatient programs, outpatient programs, orevidence-based options. In spite of the stigma that some in the recovery community have, many believe the research is clear and that medication assisted treatment does assist in recovery from opioid addiction!

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Light Oak, NC

Suboxone is only one of several treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative substances that have historically been used in Light Oak, NC for opioid addiction treatment, 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 people who are motivated to get clean and who have access to a safe and supportive living environment, these MAT 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
  • Taking other medications that do not react well with Suboxone
  • Previous abuse of methadone or Suboxone

Addicts who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, abstinence may be the best alternative option. Addicts who plan to take this route, they can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is highly advised to get admitted to a Light Oak, NC opioid detox facility that can provide continuous care and monitoring.

Finding a North Carolina Suboxone Doctor

When selecting a Suboxone doctor in North Carolina a good place to start is to research the options that are available and covered by insurance. After compiling a list of resources that you can afford make sure the physicians are qualified. Qualified medical doctors and mid-level practitioners in America 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. 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 completing a Suboxone treatment regimens.

Positive Outcomes with Suboxone Maintenance and Medication Assisted Detoxification

The success of Suboxone treatment varies from individual to individual. However, most can agree that Suboxone is the most successful medically assisted detox option to battle opioid addiction. In regard to Suboxone as medication assisted treatment, research has determined that like methadone there is still a potential for abuse. Based on the potential for abuse, it is greatly advised by prescribing doctors that medication assisted treatment is monitored closely to ensure the highest success rates. To reiterate, the most successful individuals that are able to overcome opioid addiction due so by combining medication assisted treatment and inpatient programs, outpatient programs, orevidence-based options. Despite the stigma that some in the recovery community have, many believe the research is clear and that Suboxone can create success stories!

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in North Carolina

The pharmaceutical drug Suboxone is made up of of two drugs. Those drugs are buprenorphine and naloxone, and the use of these 2 substances together has been approved by the FDA for medical treatment of opioid addiction. However, in recent years Suboxone has received significant criticism due to the risks of addicts becoming addicted to this drug. We have also seen a rise of addicts in MAT programs North Carolina having accidental overdoses. As a result, this has triggered others to look for alternative options. Other options addicts have tried include methadone, abstinence, Subutex, or vivitrol. There are many options available and each patient should research every option available with their physician before selecting which will be most effective to combat opioid addiction.