Expect Buprenorphine Patients to Require Higher Opioid Doses Initially

We're getting more questions about how to manage buprenorphine/naloxone combos (Suboxone, etc) for opioid dependence.

Heroin overdose deaths have nearly quadrupled in the last decade. So the need for opioid dependence treatment is at an all-time high.

Buprenorphine is the most practical approach for many patients.

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