Methadone Versus Suboxone

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Methadone and Suboxone
Have you ever witnessed an addict experiencing the effects of withdrawals from opiate abuse? Having witnessed my 24 year old son go through these, while I was experiencing them right by his side, was an eye opener. Even though Methadone and Suboxone both treat opiate addiction, their use is controversial; however the benefits of their use outweigh the controversy.

Even though Methadone and Suboxone both treat opiate addiction, their use is controversial; however the benefits of their use outweigh the controversy. Especially the benefit of thousands of healthy drug free babies born to mothers that are opiate addicts, but had the choice for Methadone treatment daily, to give their unborn child the chance to be born healthy, free from withdrawals, and did. At many Methadone clinics one can find hundreds of pictures of newborn babies born to opiate addicted Mothers in recovery made possible only because Methadone Treatment is available and completely safe for both the mother and the unborn child. There are thousands of Methadone clinics therefore thousands of babies getting the chance to be born drug and withdrawal free.

Without the availability of methadone treatment many of these babies would have been born to an addict, likely still abusing drugs, born suffering from withdrawals, something nobody would want to witness. Many would not survive the pregnancy, the birth, or the withdrawals. Having experienced withdrawals while watching my son experience them was the hardest thing I have ever done. My son agrees and has said in many of groups, watching his mother experiencing withdrawals was the most painful thing he has ever experienced. He is very grateful that Methadone is treatment available and it’s safe.

Methadone and Suboxone are extremely addictive narcotics used to alleviate excruciating pain effects one suffers from opiate withdrawals. Both are long acting opiates used to treat opiate addiction. Methadone and Suboxone work as...
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