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Buspar vs. Suboxone for Depression

Buspar

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Other Names: Buspirone

Suboxone

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Buspirone (trade name Buspar) is an anxiolytic psychoactive drug of the piperazine and azapirone chemical classes, and is primarily used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) gained Food and Drug Administration of bu... Read more on Wikipedia
Buprenorphine (sold under the trade-names of Subutex, Suboxone (buprenorphine with naloxone) - high-dose tablets used for the treatment of addiction - Temgesic, Buprenex - solutions for injection used for acute pain in primary-car... Read more on Wikipedia
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July 18, 2014
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By Books
February 10, 2014
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Suboxone films and oral cancer
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By SubUser
February 5, 2014
SubUser wrote
Suboxone addiction and Cancer
Dude. Your MD is an IDIOT. suboxone is super addictive. I don't know if you have health insurance or how your plan works, change doctors. Go to addiction medicine and find a suboxone group. I go to Kaiser Permanente in West Covina Ca. I know how you feel. I've been on and off suboxone for 3 years. I'm tapering now. It makes me incredibly nauseous and I'm sick of having to carry around MEDS to feel shitty. I was taking 6-10 mgs daily. Now I'm taking 3 mgs a day (half a pill 3x a day). Google "su
Ana  |  July 9, 2014
I had been on suboxone once for 18 months and it was no 10 day withdrawalsl like heroin or other opiates. It took me two months before the withdrawals finally stopped. Hot and cold flashes, sweating profusely, body aches, etc. etc. And that was just stopping and not tapering. You should taper down first, even if its as much as 2 mg a week but dont just dump it. get down to 1-2 mg a day first and then dump it. That would be my advice.
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By brooke
January 18, 2014
brooke wrote
thyroid and suboxone
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Nice that it cut off all my post. Long story short, all I said was consult your Sub doctor and let him know your concerns, he may lower your dosage or spread your dose throughout the day in smaller bits, or discontinue use if it is really affecting you that badly to where it is worrying you, and it obviously is because you came online and wrote about it. It happens in your sleep as well, and sometimes worse than when you are awake, keep that in mind, Good luck.
Krave  |  July 11, 2014
A side affect of Suboxone is breathing problems. I have been taking Sub for about a year and a half now and just within the past 4 to 6 months started having difficulty breathing. It was probably a coincidence that you started your other medication at the same time as having the breathing problems. I wouldn't call it a "drowning" feeling as much as just wheezing and I feel there is a blockage in my throat. When I breath in you can hear the wheeze (not crackly just obstructed). I just make sure
Krave  |  July 11, 2014
I feel like I am drowning at night when I finally lay down. Stuffy nose, thinning hair, and mood swings are symptoms I suffer from since I take synthroid. I think I would rather just suffer from my hypothyroidism!
Tanya  |  June 22, 2014
It's the suboxone, it took a while to hit me too but I know I hold my breath (unknowingly) because of it.
Dez  |  May 1, 2014
OMG I can relate to you so well. It's really scary when I get the shortness of my breath. I feel like I'm drowning or like I need to get more air. I'm also having muscle jerks constrantly but they do not hurt just feel strange. My body feels like it's numb or asleep. If I sit very still my neck jerks . I also have hypothyroid and now moderate arthritis in my neck. I'd love to hear back from you or anyone who can relate. Larsy1566
Larsy1566  |  February 9, 2014
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What patients are saying about Buspar vs. Suboxone

135 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
xanax.Since I have been on suboxone, I have been taking...
...Once upon a time i was prescribed xanax.Since I have been on suboxone, I have been taking buspar. It worked ok, then i had a bad car accident,and my anxiety is over the top.No...
clean now with the help of suboxen and buspar and rehab...
i was prescribed buspar when i entered my ...better now . for me buspar changed my life for the better. i am a ex ...clean 32 days clean now with the help of suboxen and buspar and rehab...
that is causing great est problem financially for me...
...health ins. o Oct 1 2012 I need help paying for the suboxone which I been on for a little over ...buspar as well its the price of the suboxone that is causing great est problem financially for...
found some that work... I also take 16 mg of suboxone...
...me Wellbutrin and abilify have been great I only take they ...cannot take trazodone. They gave me BusPar I dont think it works xanax work sooooo much better. ...that work... I also take 16 mg...
basis as I am also on Suboxone. Maybe your doctor can...
...well. My doctor put me on Buspar 4x a day for treatment. I take Klonipin for severe ...basis as I am also on Suboxone. Maybe your doctor can look into the option of Buspar? It is non-narcotic an...
of suboxone I remain on but it still feels good to have...
...to the high level of suboxone I remain on but it still feels good to have no untoward ...helped by the addition of Buspar but now have worse insomnia. I wish I did...
isn't going to do much of anything for your dog, unless...
...the situation but .5mg of Suboxone isn't going to do much of anything for your dog, unless he's a Chihuahua, and I wouldn't think buspar would either. It's not a...
YMMV, though, because the buspar didn't do anything for me....
I took Buspar one time, 3 pills given ...score some dope. But with the Ultram and methadone(and suboxone if you can get it) you should be more ...YMMV, though, because the buspar didn't do anyt
buspar a fair chance to me, its not like it does nothing....
...given buspar a fair chance to me, its not like it does nothing. for me it makes anxiety WORSE. no joke this coming from someon who takes 6 mg kpin every day as well as suboxone and lyrica and...
time as the suboxone. It has really helped. If I take them...
...A lot! I started taking buspar 5mg everyday, but not ...same time as the suboxone. It has really helped. If I take them ...mine has gotten worse. When I try to decrease my suboxone by 25% as ...
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