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How long should I wait after drinking to take suboxone ?

I have been on 24mg of suboxone for 4 years i waited 16 hours from my last dose then i had a heavy night of drinking I wanted to know how long to wait before i take my suboxone
Thu, 12 Jan 2012
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Sports Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi,
It is always better not to drink when you are already on anti-addiction therapy.
Otherwise it may cause opioid withdrawal symptoms.
The fatal symptoms like respiratory depression can also occur.
Better to avoid drinking or other sort of addiction.
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  User's Response
Hi Felicia Schwall,
welcome to the health care magic forum,there is no recomended duration of gap beteen the dose of suboxone and drinking you can have it after 3-4 hrs of that,but you should avoid drinking and consider the seriousness of the therapy you are undergoing through.

stay healthy !
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