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How effective is Suboxone for Withdrawal from opioids (Opiate withdrawal)?

Summary: 308 Suboxone users have rated its effectiveness for Withdrawal from opioids.

Overall ratings: 3.9/5
Long term ratings: 4.1/5

This is a review of how effective Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride) is for Withdrawal from opioids and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Suboxone

Suboxone (latest outcomes from 8,257 users) has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal.

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Withdrawal from opioids

Withdrawal from opioids can be treated by Suboxone, Methadone Hydrochloride, Subutex, Clonidine Hydrochloride, Methadose, Buprenorphine Hydrochloride. (view latest reports from 758 patients)

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On Nov, 28, 2014: 308 people are studied for taking Suboxone in Withdrawal from opioids




Suboxone effectiveness for Withdrawal from opioids


Long term Suboxone effectiveness for Withdrawal from opioids

Suboxone effectiveness for Withdrawal from opioids (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall2266811498
Long term
(1+ years)
05213842

Gender of people who take Suboxone for Withdrawal from opioids * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal from opioids49.68%50.32%

Age of people who take Suboxone for Withdrawal from opioids * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal from opioids0.00%0.00%1.95%37.99%35.06%13.96%10.06%0.97%

Who find Suboxone more effective for Withdrawal from opioids?

Gender of people who find Suboxone more effective * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal from opioids55.66%44.34%

Age of people who find Suboxone more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal from opioids0.00%0.00%1.89%40.09%35.85%12.26%8.96%0.94%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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