What is involved with buprenorphine treatment?
Treatment with buprenorphine requires routine medical evaluation. Typically visits are every 4 weeks for long term maintenance.
In-Office and TeleMedicine visits may be used to enable routine and appropriate follow up and reevaluation.
The following are required:
Routine scheduled follow up in the office
Periodic urine drug screens
Compliance with prescribed dose of medication
Protecting your medication from loss, theft and diversion
Abstinence from use of any illegal substances
Abstinence from all opioid medications
Coordination of any other prescription medications taken
Routine monitoring of the state controlled substances prescription database
Not requesting medication early
Payment at the time of service