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A reference tool used to provide clinicians with stabilization resources for substance use disorder within active duty and veteran populations, including resources on pharmacological treatment and substance titration.
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VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Substance Use Disorders
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Guidelines from Boston Medical Center designed for patient maintained on buprenorphine underdoing invasive procedures.
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Colleen LaBelle, Boston Medical Center
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This SAMHSA guideline provides information on buprenorphine treatment for nurses and other clinical support staff who assist with buprenorphine induction and maintenance.
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SAMHSA
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Patient Handout: Buprenorphine or Naloxone Combination-What Does It Mean for You?

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This patient handout explains buprenorphine, its makeup, and how it works to treat withdrawal.

Buprenorphine/Naloxone Combination Film or Tablets -- What do They Mean for You?


Your physician has prescribed buprenorphine/naloxone combination tablets (generic or Zubsolv®*) or film (Suboxone®) for you. There are a few things you should know before you begin taking it.


What is buprenorphine?
Buprenorphine is a type of drug called an opioid, similar to heroin, methadone or Oxycontin®. Taking buprenorphine will prevent you from going into withdrawal and should stop you from craving other opioids.

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This article provides guidance on the treatment of alcohol and drug abuse, and discusses various treatment plans.
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National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
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