Suboxone Doctor in Charlotte, NC
Our Suboxone Doctor in Charlotte, NC offers the best service and patient care. Call us today to schedule your appointment with the premier Charlotte Suboxone Doctor’s office. NC Medicaid & BCBS Accepted980-579-4889
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At Ascend Health PLLC, we promise to provide the highest quality patient service in the industry. Our certified and credentialed providers offer caring, compassionate and professional medication assisted treatment to every patient, every visit.
- Suboxone Medication Assisted Treatment
- NC Medicaid & BCBS Accepted
- Therapy & Counseling Available
- The BEST patient care in the industry
We work everyday to provide the best patient care in the industryOur full-service Suboxone Clinic in Charlotte, NC is here to help you and/or your friends and family that are struggling with substance abuse. We offer Medication Assisted Treatment with the use of Suboxone & Buprenorphine. Our Board-Certified providers and therapists are here to ensure you are supported through your recovery process. Program Overview
SUBOXONE (buprenorphine and naloxone) Sublingual Film (CIII) is a prescription medicine used to treat adults who are addicted to (dependent on) opioid drugs (either prescription or illegal) as part of a complete treatment program that also includes counseling and behavioral therapy.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION:
What is the most important information I should know about SUBOXONE Film?Keep SUBOXONE Film in a secure place out of sight and reach of children, and in a location not accessible by others, including visitors to the home. Accidental use by a child is a medical emergency and can result in death. If a child accidently uses SUBOXONE Film, get emergency help right away. Contact your Suboxone Doctor in Charlotte, NC for more. SUBOXONE Film can cause serious and life‐threatening breathing problems. Call your healthcare provider right away or get emergency help if:
- You feel faint, dizzy or confused
- Your breathing gets much slower than is normal for you
- Do not stop taking SUBOXONE sublingual film without talking to your healthcare provider. You could become sick with uncomfortable withdrawal signs and symptoms because your body has become used to this medicine.
- Physical dependence is not the same as drug addiction. Your healthcare provider can tell you more about the differences between physical dependence and drug addiction.
- SUBOXONE Film is not for occasional or “as needed” use.
- Feel sleepy and uncoordinated
- Have blurred vision
- Have slurred speech
- Cannot think well or clearly
- Have slowed reflexes and breathing
- Injecting SUBOXONE Film may cause death, overdose, life‐threatening breathing problems or infections and other serious health problems.
- Injecting SUBOXONE Film may cause serious withdrawal symptoms such as pain, cramps, vomiting, diarrhea, anxiety, sleep problems, and cravings.
- Liver or kidney problems
- Trouble breathing or lung problems
- An enlarged prostate gland (men)
- A head injury or brain problem
- Problems urinating
- A curve in your spine that affects your breathing (scoliosis)
- Gallbladder problems
- Adrenal gland problems
- Addison’s disease
- Low thyroid hormone levels (hypothyroidism)
- A history of alcoholism
- Mental problems such as hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not there)
- Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Opioid-dependent women on buprenorphine maintenance therapy may require additional analgesia during labor. If you take SUBOXONE Film while pregnant, your baby may have signs of opioid withdrawal at birth. Neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS) is an expected and treatable outcome of prolonged use of opioids during pregnancy. Talk to your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
- Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. The active ingredients of SUBOXONE Film can pass into your milk and may harm your baby. Talk with your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby during treatment with SUBOXONE Film. Watch your baby for increased drowsiness and breathing problems.
What should I avoid while taking SUBOXONE Film?
- Do not drive, operate heavy machinery, or perform any other dangerous activities until you know how this medicine affects you. Buprenorphine can cause drowsiness and slow reaction times. This may happen more often in the first few weeks of treatment when your dose is being changed, but can also happen if you drink alcohol or take other sedative drugs when you take SUBOXONE Film.
- You should not drink alcohol while using SUBOXONE Film, as this can lead to loss of consciousness or even death. Contact your Suboxone Doctor in Charlotte, NC for more.
What are the possible side effects of SUBOXONE Film?SUBOXONE Film can cause serious side effects, including:
- Respiratory problems. You have a higher risk of death and coma if you take SUBOXONE Film with other medicines, such as benzodiazepines.
- Sleepiness, dizziness, and problems with coordination.
- Dependency or abuse. SUBOXONE Film can be abused in a manner similar to other opioids, legal or illicit.
- Liver problems. Call your healthcare provider right away if you notice any of these signs of liver problems:
- your skin or the white part of your eyes turning yellow (jaundice)
- urine turning dark
- stools turning light in color
- you have less of an appetite
- you have stomach (abdomen) pain or nausea
- Your healthcare provider should do tests before you start taking and while you take SUBOXONE Film.
- Allergic reaction. You may have a rash, hives, swelling of the face, wheezing, or a loss of blood pressure and consciousness. Call a healthcare provider or get emergency help right away.
- Opioid withdrawal. This can include: shaking, sweating more than normal, feeling hot or cold more than normal, runny nose, watery eyes, goose bumps, diarrhea, vomiting and muscle aches. Tell your healthcare provider if you develop any of these symptoms.
- Decrease in blood pressure. You may feel dizzy if you get up too fast from sitting or lying down.
- Common side effects of SUBOXONE Film include:
- drug withdrawal syndrome
- numb mouth
- swollen and/or painful tongue
- the inside of your mouth is more red than normal
- intoxication (feeling lightheaded or drunk)
- disturbance in attention
- irregular heart beat (palpitations)
- decrease in sleep (insomnia)
- blurred vision
- back pain
- Tell your healthcare provider about any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. Contact your Suboxone Doctor in Charlotte, NC for more.
- Long-term (chronic) use of opioids, including SUBOXONE, may cause fertility problems in males and females. Talk to your healthcare provider if this is a concern for you.