Suboxone Trafficking Gets Indianapolis Woman Arrested
Jail guards in Pendleton have caught an Indianapolis woman using books to smuggle Suboxone to her boyfriend in prison. A guard thought one of the books looked suspicious, so he cut it open and found strips of the drug inside. Rebekah Danyel Cash is facing charges of dealing in a controlled substance and trafficking with an inmate.
Although this drug is prescribed to wean people off opiates, it is possible to become addicted to it. Most of the Drug rehab centers Indianapolis Indiana offers can provide you with treatment and aftercare for suboxone addiction. Call for more information on qualified facilities today.
What is Suboxone Withdrawal?
Suboxone is a prescription medication containing two different drugs, buprenorphine and naloxone. Other brand names for this drug include Bunavail and Zubsolv. Both buprenorphine and Naloxone are used separately in opiate addiction treatment, but have been found to work more effectively when taken together.
Withdrawal happens once a person becomes dependent on the buprenorphine in this medication, which is an opioid derivative. Any opioid, like heroin or oxycodone, has a potential for abuse and dependency.
Health complications and medical emergencies must be controlled to keep a person safe whether they are withdrawing from illegal or legal opioids. Suboxone withdrawal also needs medical supervision from healthcare personnel trained in treating Suboxone withdrawal.
Effects and Symptoms of Use
. Suppressed respiratory function
. Sleeping problems (insomnia or oversleeping)
. Cold or flu symptoms
. Emotional highs and lows in short duration
. Changes in libido
. Hair loss
. Weight loss
. Abnormal emotional and stress responses
How Common is Prescribing Suboxone?
According to a survey published on SAMHSA.gov, the proportion of people taking Buprenorphine during treatment, in the U.S.:
- was less than 1 percent (5,099 clients) in 2005
- increased to 2 percent (24,173 clients) in 2009
- increased to 3 percent (32,676 clients) in 2011
- increased to 4 percent (48,148 clients) in 2013
Seeking help at one of the qualified drug treatment centers Indianapolis offers is the best way to get on the path to recovery. You can also get support from the Indiana Region of Narcotics Anonymous (http://www.naindiana.org/home.php), where you can form lifelong bonds with fellow addicts. Call Indianapolis Drug Treatment Centers today at (317) 682-1670.