[ibogaine] Buprenorphine

ann b mullikin think at francomm.com
Thu Jan 29 20:49:57 EST 2004


Thanks so much for your prompt response.  Questions coming up!! :-)

ann
think at francomm.com

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <HSLotsof at aol.com>
To: <ibogaine at mindvox.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2004 8:04 PM
Subject: Re: [ibogaine] Buprenorphine


>
> In a message dated 1/30/04 12:53:44 AM, think at francomm.com writes:
>
> >I hope I spelled it right?  I would appreciate any comments
> >about this drug.  Is it useful?  There is a doc nearby who
> >prescribes it but found out today that he wants $255.00 "up
> >front".  I would appreciate any feedback at all
>
> Buprenorphine was approved by the FDA for the treatment of opioid
addiction
> last year.  It is the only opioid that is allowed to be dispensed from a
> doctors office for the treatment of opioid (heroin/oxycotontin, etc.)
dependence.
> $255.00 is on the cheap end to my understanding.  Burprenophine will cause
> dependence.  In other words if you stop it you will go into withdrawal.
It is
> like every other pharmaceutical product.  Some people do very well with it
and
> others do not.  Same for ibogaine.  You will become dependent on
buprenorphine.
>  It is a maintenance drug.  There is a lot of information on the internet.
> Do a google.com search for buprenorphine.  The US government cut a deal
with
> the manufacturer and is promoting it (collaborative research and
development
> agreement).  Every drug that helps people is a good drug.  Your call.  If
you
> have a specific question I will try to answer it.
>
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