Suboxone is the brand name for a prescription drug used to treat people who are addicted to opioids, illegal or prescription. It contains both the buprenorphine and naloxone ingredients. Buprenorphine, a partial opioid agonist.
The second ingredient, naloxone, aids in reversing opioid effects. Suboxone can be used as part of a comprehensive treatment plan to combat opioid dependence while also managing pain.
How Does Suboxone Help Addiction Treatment?
The drug helps with opioid cravings when used as part of a comprehensive recovery plan.