How Long after Taking Suboxone Can I Take Kratom?

Author Alan Bianco

Posted Jun 1, 2022

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Suboxone is a medication used to treat opioid addiction. It is a partial agonist at the mu-opioid receptor, which means that it has both agonist and antagonist activity at this receptor. This activity reduces the effects of opioids on the brain and reduces withdrawal symptoms. Suboxone is commonly used in combination with other medications, such as buprenorphine, to treat opioid addiction.

Kratom is a plant indigenous to Southeast Asia that has been used for centuries for its medicinal properties. The leaves of the kratom tree contain compounds that can have psychoactive effects. Kratom is not an opioid and does not have the same mechanism of action as Suboxone. However, some people have reported that kratom can help to reduce withdrawal symptoms and cravings associated with opioid addiction.

There is no definitive answer as to how long after taking suboxone you can take kratom. It is generally recommended that you wait at least 24 hours after your last dose of suboxone before using kratom. This is to ensure that the suboxone has time to leave your system and that you are not putting yourself at risk for overdose. Some people have reported using kratom while taking suboxone, but this is not recommended as it can increase your risk of overdose. If you do choose to use kratom while taking suboxone, it is important to start with a low dose and to be aware of the potential risks.

Frequently Asked Questions

What reduces the effects of Suboxone?

Suboxone can be eased off gradually by reducing the daily dosage. Taking it at regular intervals helps to ease withdrawal symptoms.

How long does precipitated withdrawal last?

The length of time precipitated withdrawals last will vary, but can generally last up to two days.

What does precipitated withdrawal symptoms mean?

Precipitated withdrawal symptoms can include intense cravings for the addictive substance, irritability, anxiety, and physical signs such as sweating, trembling, and rapid heart rate.

How many hours after Suboxone can you take an opiate?

Usually, 12 hours is the maximum time you should wait after using aSuboxone before taking an opiate.

Is there a blocker in Suboxone?

Yes, the naloxone part of buprenorphine/naloxone is known as an opioid antagonist or “blocker”. It is only absorbed and activated in the body if the tablet or film is injected instead of being dissolved in the mouth as prescribed.

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Alan Bianco is an accomplished article author and content creator with over 10 years of experience in the field. He has written extensively on a range of topics, from finance and business to technology and travel. After obtaining a degree in journalism, he pursued a career as a freelance writer, beginning his professional journey by contributing to various online magazines.

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