Opioid and Heroin Treatment: More Infomation

Suboxone

Suboxone is a medication that prevents the brain from receiving the typical high associated with opioid use and is used to mitigate withdrawal symptoms in patients.

Vivitrol

Vivitrol is an injectable prescription medication that prevents the brain from receiving the typical high associated with opioid use. Vivitrol’s effects are long lasting and the medication is administered monthly.

Naloxone

Naloxone is a medication that neutralizes the immediate effects of opioid use. Naloxone is commonly used as a lifesaving device during opioid overdose.