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Suboxone/Sublocade/Vivitrol Treatment

Medicated-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of FDA- approved medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.  

There are the medications our practice commonly uses to treat  addiction: 

         Naltrexone/Vivitrol – office-based non-addictive opioid antagonist that blocks the effects of other narcotics; daily pill or monthly injection called Vivitrol.  This medication can also be helpful in patients who struggle with alcohol use disorder as well.

         Suboxone or Sublocade products  – office-based opioid agonist/ antagonist that blocks other narcotics while reducing withdrawal risk; daily dissolving tablet, cheek film, or monthly injection (Sublocade).

Check with your doctor on the right one for you.  Urine drug screens and addiction counseling will be a part of your treatment plan as well.

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