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Discussion in 'General Substance Abuse Discussion' started by Melody67, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. Melody67

    Melody67 Member

    I've tried researching, but I get so little. My question is: what does suboxen do to a person not prescribed and what signs are there?
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  2. True concern

    True concern Moderator

    Suboxone stops a heroin addict from being sick also blocking the ability for heroin to get them high
  3. Kship01

    Kship01 Member

    Suboxone blocks the opioid receptors in your brain so you are unable to get high from opioids. It is a really good tool in weaning opioid addicts off of drugs as it greatly reduces the withdrawal symptoms. However, from personal experience, although Suboxone did not make me “high” I certainly was not myself while taking it. I did things that were out of character. When I decided to detox from the Suboxone it took a really long time to slowly wean off of it.
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  4. deanokat

    deanokat Community Organizer Community Listener

    Thanks for your insight, @Kship01. We really appreciate it!
  5. BP3312

    BP3312 Member

    Hi. Suboxone is an opiate antagonist. That means it reverses effects of opiates. However, this drug is also a controlled substance and can be abused. If you are not prescribed it and take it you might feel tired, dizzy or nauseous.
    To find a list of side effects you can go to a prescription drug website.
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  6. Melody67

    Melody67 Member

    I DID try to find a site to e a as without signing up and couldn't find one. I'm not doing drugs. Nor am I doing suboxen. But I know someone who is acting differently and needed as much info as I can get
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  7. Lostboy8731

    Lostboy8731 Community Champion

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  8. Joshstillclean

    Joshstillclean Stupidity Exists - Fact.

    This from someone who is VERY SCHOOLED in all things BUPRENORPHINE RELATED. I have an active prescription although I have not taken any for some time. It has been months and I do still get small waves of "dope sickness". However nothing to the point of me wanting to jump back opiode train.
    I am a recovering heroin addict about ten years mostly IV use. I tried everything to get clean and methadone even failed for me. I thought I was done until someone gave me a small little piece of a strip while I was really sick way past the throwing up stage... I was pissed because I thought it was gonna be a tease. WOW! about an hour later I was hungry and thirsty and did eat took a short nap woke up stoned and felt like I could run a marathon.
    That's how it felt for me the first couple times I took it.
    I am saying this not to offend you but to warn you. Because I did find it curious that you suspect suboSubo because someone you know is acting strange instead of something much easier to get like hydrocodone. Heck, methadone even...
    My point is this a mix of two drugs the bupe and naloxone. The bupe is a partial AGONIST=HIGH NALOXONE(ANTAGONIST)=NOT HIGH.
    BUPRENORPHINE has an extremely high street value because of its potency. However this leads to extremely high tolerance and ultimately dependency.
    Please please do not understimate the danger of the drug you are seeking information on. It WILL MAKE YOU AN ADDICT IN SHORT TIME!
    This is a last resort where all other alternatives have failed and someone's life is at risk because of opiode dependency. The behavior of someone who is on Suboxone can be very confusing, someone might not even be able to notice the difference. Why suboxone in particular? I have a lot of information on this if you are a bit more specific i can be more helpful. And again this is a dangerous drug.
  9. True concern

    True concern Moderator

    I was wondering the same,heroin would be much cheaper and easier to get.Im with you on this I pray not to educate for the wrong reason accidentally