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Addiction medicine Suboxone now being abused

Kenny Stearns III first took Suboxone to help him kick OxyContin after an overdose. But it wasn’t long before he began dissolving Suboxone strips in water and shooting the mixture into his veins.

“The first few times I used it, I could get really high from it. Then I just felt normal … I wasn’t high, but I wasn’t sick either,” said the 25-year-old from New Castle, Ind. “To me, it’s just trading one addiction for another.”

The read the full story please go to: http://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/2014/07/03/addiction-medicine-suboxone-now-abused/12153725/

 

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