prescription bottle of suboxone pills

What Exactly is Suboxone?

Suboxone is a prescription medication that helps address some of the side effects of opioid withdrawal. It is a frequent part of a medication-assisted treatment program or MAT. Suboxone is a combination of two other medications, buprenorphine and naloxone. Buprenorphine helps control a person’s craving for opioids, while naloxone helps minimize their side effects. Suboxone is…

woman enrolls in medical assisted detox programs

Medical Assisted Detox, Better or Worse for You

If you have a substance use disorder, the first step to recovery typically involves a substance abuse detox program. At Compass Detox in South Florida, we offer traditional and medically assisted detox services to our patients. Many people who come to us require minimal medical assistance. However, some drugs necessitate an aggressive medical detox program. What…