Tag Archive for treatment

Recovery

Recovery can mean different things to different people and may depend upon a multitude of factors such as the causes and extent of a person’s problematic drug use, the resources available to help them and their personal priorities. Despite this, it is…

Buprenorphine

Subuxone, subbies, Temgesic, temmies Buprenorphine is an opioid analgesic or pain killer used in the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It is also licensed for use as a substitute for heroin or morphine and is prescribed to people wanting to come…

Methadone

Meth, green, linctus, physeptone Methadone is a synthetic opiate used as a strong painkiller and as a substitute for heroin in the treatment of heroin dependence. Like heroin, it is a sedative drug that can produce feelings of relaxation and can…

Subutex (Suboxone, Temgesic)

Subuxone, subbies, Temgesic, temmies Subutex, Suboxone and Temgesic are trade names for buprenorphine, a man-made narcotic analgesic. The drug works by acting on the brain and nervous system to reduce pain. Buprenorphine is licensed for use as a substitute for heroin or…