Our practice is focused on the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) of opiate addiction. The cornerstone of our practice focuses on the use of Buprenorphine, the main therapeutic agent in medications such as Suboxone, Subutex, and others. Suboxone therapy is designed to help you overcome your addiction to drugs or medications that are derivatives of opioids, or opiates. Opiates include pain medications such as Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Morphine, Hydromorphone, and others. Opiates also include drugs such as Heroin.
The goal of treatment is to prevent the emergence of opioid withdrawal symptoms, suppress the patient’s craving for opioids, and greatly attenuate the effect of self-administered opioids in patients who continue to episodically use illicit opioids
If you or a loved one are struggling with opiate addiction, one call to Midwest Health Center-St Louis can give you a new lease on life.