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by finkelmd
Thu Jun 02, 2016 5:43 am
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: What to do?
Replies: 10
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Option 1. He is exaggerating the amount he is using
Optio 2. Considering his weight and possibly underlying medical condition I would refer him to an inpatient detox to be switched to suboxone under medical supervision,have PE and labs i.e. Lfts.
Add iop.
by finkelmd
Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: Patient Prefers Subutex
Replies: 53
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I appreciate everybody's candid comments. However some of the MMTP(Methadone) statements are so inaccurate and dangerous that at this point in this discussion I would recommend to some of our colleagues to educate themselves about Methadone use before they take further care of these population. You ...
by finkelmd
Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: Patient Prefers Subutex
Replies: 53
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As with global warming: with so much scientific data available, personal opinions are irrelevant!
by finkelmd
Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: Patient Prefers Subutex
Replies: 53
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With regard to being able to prescribe suboxone after a 9 hr course I am submitting the following for consideration : Being able to prescribe contraceptives does not qualify me as an OB/GYN specialist. Being able to prescribe testosterone does not qualify me as an Urologist Being able to prescribe s...
by finkelmd
Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: Clinical Use of Buprenorphine
Topic: question re patient
Replies: 27
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Hi Cheryl, regarding your patient with HIV, BIPOLAR, OPIATE DEPENDENCY, who requires such a complex medication regimen, it is easy to identify that she has 3 deadly diseases. You describe her as sweet, compliant (except for sporadic cocaine)and grateful. In my experience it would not be easy at all ...

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