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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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I am on suboxone 6 months now it has given

I am on suboxone 6 months now it has given me terrible diatherria the whole time and its tearring me up im a 45 year old man i have tried subutex and it doesn'tdo that to me.can my dr.switch me to subutex?, can I answer your health question? Please type your question here...
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