Can you die from Suboxone withdrawal?

Suboxone and Suboxone Film are narcotics. If I stop taking Suboxone suddenly, could it be fatal?

asked 23 Aug '12, 19:19

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Suboxone and Suboxone Film are prescribed for the treatment of opiate withdrawal during drug detox. Opiate withdrawal can be life-threatening if not monitored by medical professionals. Some people use Suboxone for non-medical purposes and may become addicted if abuse is frequent. Suboxone is an opioid, so the dependencies created from chronic Suboxone abuse can cause serious withdrawal when use is abruptly ceased. If you are addicted, and plan to stop using Suboxone, you should consult a detox facility or drug counselor for assistance.

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suboxone

Suboxone

Suboxone is made by Reckitt-Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

prescription-drugs

Prescription Drugs

Suboxone is available by prescription only.

opiate-addiction

Opiate Addiction

Suboxone is often prescribed to help recovering opioid addicts manage painful withdrawal symptoms and addictive cravings. Many people are also becoming addicted to Suboxone as recreational use increases.

opiate-abuse

Opiate Abuse

Suboxone is being sold on the street as a recreational drug. Many drug addicts use this opioid in high doses in order to get "high".

opiate-withdrawal

Opiate Withdrawal

Suboxone is prescribed to help addicts manage opiate withdrawal during detox. Chronic suboxone abuse may create dependencies that cause harmful withdrawal.

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