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by edibill
Tue Jan 26, 2016 9:02 am
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: what doses are being used?
Replies: 11
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I'd say my practice breaks down about like yours except I have about 5 that are at 20mg. None higher.
by edibill
Wed Nov 25, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: Implant training
Replies: 7
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I haven't heard anything else from them.
by edibill
Wed Nov 25, 2015 6:08 pm
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: Implant training
Replies: 7
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I'm going to Sandy Springs, GA.
by edibill
Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:25 am
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: Patient cap being lifted?
Replies: 80
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Give the Orexo, Reckitt Benckiser,and BDSI lobbyists time to do their thing. The cap will be at least raised.
by edibill
Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:25 am
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: Patient cap being lifted?
Replies: 80
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I hope they don't let nurse practitioners prescribe. In my region they're the worst over prescribers besides the pain management guys plus there's one in every strip mall.
by edibill
Mon Sep 21, 2015 9:25 am
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: Patient cap being lifted?
Replies: 80
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The driving force most likely is the 3 drug companies that now provide a profitable buprenorphine product.
by edibill
Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: Patient Prefers Subutex
Replies: 53
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I think the TN law says if anyone is on more than 16mg daily they have to have a statement in the note as to why they are requiring the extra amount and anyone taking more than 20 has to have a referral to an addictionologist if there is one within a reasonable area willing to do a consultation. The...
by edibill
Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: Patient Prefers Subutex
Replies: 53
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Unless your state has a specific law it isn't illegal. Do what your gut tells you. If you do prescribe generic bup then maybe do a few random mid-month drug counts and see how that goes. Document their adverse reactions as specifically as you can. List naloxone in their allergy list.
by edibill
Tue May 26, 2015 11:57 am
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: what is enough "behavioral medicine"
Replies: 20
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Same here. No questions about counseling during my DEA inspection. It was seriously benign from start to finish. Don't sweat it.
by edibill
Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: question re patient
Replies: 27
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I would give her the choice, stop cocaine or lose her spot in your suboxone program and document it just like that. See her weekly or every two weeks for a while and witness her drug screens. Call her in for some random screens. Cocaine is cleared from the urine so fast she could easily use around h...

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