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What could be the difference between suboxone 2mg and 8 mg?

can u tell me the diffrence between suboxone 2mg and 8 mg.i know the mg is higher but if i needed 4 mg a day should i take 2/ 2mg? or just suffer and take 1 2mg? ive been battling oxcycodone for 6 years now.i had script ,i asked my doc to help me off of the meds and he said we dont do that here. so i had to take matters in my own hands.i quit on my own with the help of suboxone but its not doing the trick.ive deppended on ocxys so long and lost so my in my life because of this,i need all the help i can get.thanks.
Tue, 21 May 2019
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The suboxone 2mg and 8 mg are different doses.

I suggest using two tablets to take a dose of 4 mg.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician
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