Brooklyn Psychiatrists

Brooklyn Psychiatrists Find Suboxone Treatment Easier

Brooklyn psychiatrists have found it quite easier to treat opiate addiction now than the earlier days. In the earlier days, it was quite troublesome to treat the addicts. It was impossible to treat the opiate addicts outside the hospital. The medication has been improved a lot since 2002. In this year, suboxone was legalized. Around this time, buprenorphine became available in suboxone and subtext forms. But it should be admitted that buprenorphine always may not go smoothly. In fact, there are some key forces working behind the success of suboxone treatment.

Most of the opiate addicts under this treatment are those who are taking the drug for a longer time. This time, the period might be months or years. Many drug victims may not have heard the name of the medication. In this way, the country is losing a lot of lives every day. It implies that these people have been in intense opiate addiction pattern which forces them to behave abnormally for a long time. This pattern has held the grip of their lives. The addicts waste most of their time thinking when they will get the next dose of drugs (including Percocet, hydrocodone, heroin, oxycontin etc).


When suboxone treatment starts, the addict feels no craving for the drug as the buprenorphine in suboxone provides a happy feeling similar to the drugs. At the same time, naloxone, the other ingredient in suboxone prevents the threats of withdrawal symptoms.


Dr. Edward Gelber (M.D.) is an expert psychiatrist and therapist in Brooklyn who treats addiction along with many other disorders. For any assistance or query, contact: (917) 818-3011