Can I take Suboxone while on Xanax?

Is it safe to take Suboxone while taking Xanax?

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Suboxone is for the treatment of opiate and opioid withdrawal. You should not take Suboxone for non-medical purposes. Xanax is a benzodiazepine, used for mental health treatment, including anxiety, restlessness, and seizures. Talk to a physician about dosage and proper usage.

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Suboxone

Suboxone is a semi-synthetic opiate called an opioid that is used to treat opiate and opioid addiction. lessening moderate acute and chronic pain caused by withdrawal.

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Prescription Drugs

Xanax and Suboxone are both available by prescription only.

benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines

Xanax (Alprazolam) is a popular brand name benzodiazepine known as a mood altering drug. Sometimes benzodiazepines are called "benzos" or anti-psychotic medication.

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Xanax

Many people are prescribed Xanax to help manage their mental health. Frequent Xanax use can create chemical dependencies that may cause the body to withdraw when use is stopped.

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Opiate Addiction

Suboxone is usually prescribed to help recovering opiate and opioid addicts manage painful withdrawal symptoms.


Subuxone is an opioid antagonist, never meant to be mixed with benzodiazepines like Xanax.

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