How To Use Suboxone Strips Sublingually

Suboxone sublingual films are taken by inserting them under the tongue or in the inner cheeks until they dissolve completely.

12/23/20221 min read

  • To assist wet your tongue, drink water before using the strip(s).

  • The strip should not be cut, chewed, or swallowed (s).

  • Keep the strip(s) under your tongue until they are totally dissolved. It usually takes less than 15 minutes to complete this task.

  • Place the films in different spots beneath the tongue if you're using two or more strips at once.

Suboxone sublingual films are taken by inserting them under the tongue or in the inner cheeks until they dissolve completely. It usually takes six to ten minutes for these strips to totally dissolve. If two strips are chosen, they should be placed on opposite sides under the tongue or between the inner cheeks without overlapping. If you're doing more than two strips, wait until the first two have completely dissolved before moving on to the next.

Sublingual film strips containing suboxone should not be chewed or ingested whole. Because they are not designed to be split or damaged, this will not produce the desired results. Suboxone films should not be used in conjunction with benzodiazepines, alcohol, or other drugs. Suboxone users who use these medications are at a higher risk of developing major health problems, including death from overdosing.

Suboxone Strips should not be used by anyone.

Suboxone films are a great medicine for opioid use disorder (MOUD) because of the combination of buprenorphine and naloxone, which has a minimal risk of addiction and abuse. Suboxone treatment, on the other hand, may not be appropriate for everyone suffering from opioid addiction.

Suboxone movies may not be appropriate for anyone who are:

  • 16 years old or younger

  • Any chemical in the drug, including buprenorphine or naloxone, can cause an allergic reaction.

  • Have you been diagnosed with asthma or another significant breathing condition?

  • Have severe liver issues

It's especially crucial to speak with your doctor if you have any of the following health issues:

  • Thyroid issues

  • Problems with the prostate

  • Alcoholism is a mental illness caused by excessive consumption of (AUD)

  • Addison's disease is an example of an issue with the adrenal glands.

  • Problems with the kidneys

  • Kyphoscoliosis is a type of kyphoscoliosis that (hunchback disease)

  • Seizures in the past

  • Depression or anxiety disorder are severe mental health disorders.

  • Brain tumors or head injuries

  • Your healthcare provider may be able to assist you by modifying your Suboxone dosage or recommending an alternative treatment.