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How to taper off Suboxone and Kratom?

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Dr. Aarti Abraham


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Posted on Tue, 5 Aug 2014 in Pain Management
Question: I need help and info different from what my doctor tells me. I've been addicted to opiates, norcos, Oxys, roxicodone, suboxone, and kratom.
Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 6 minutes later
You need to go into rehab.
What other info do you need ?
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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If its safe to take the suboxone again for a fast taper and if the half life of the kratom or norcos are the same
Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 5 days later
Brief Answer:

Detailed Answer:
Both Kratom and Norcos are short actin ( upto 6 hours ).
If you wish to avoid the effect of a withdrawal, then best is to use Suboxone for a fast taper.
Take care.
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