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by alexzaphiris
Mon May 20, 2013 7:57 am
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: Do you have a max dose of methadone?
Replies: 9
Views: 5308

Agreed, to help them deal with the pain of being off methadone for a week, I suggest they transition to a shorter acting opiate like oxycodone, and then stop that for 24 hrs before starting Suboxone. If they needed oxycodone, I can prescribe a limited number for pain, not addiction.
by alexzaphiris
Mon May 20, 2013 7:57 am
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: Do you have a max dose of methadone?
Replies: 9
Views: 5308

Just to clarify, I don't think I have ever actually prescribed hydro/oxy to someone on methadone transitioning to suboxone. We don't get very many of these patients. It makes sense from a pharmacology POV to do so, but I hear you regarding being cautious, even if it's charted as being for pain. Than...

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