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  Your request needs to be confirmed by the office to make sure the time is available. The Emerald Sands Pain Management Clinic Effective Pain Control   Individualized Pathology  Quality of Life Restored Ask about an evaluation appointment to enroll in the clinic:

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Methadone – What’s the Risk?

Killer Methadone is the killer in about 1 in 3 overdoses. On the Increase In 2009, about 5,000 patients died from methadone overdose, six times more than in 2003. Yet Methadone is a bit player among pain killers. No Good for Pain Thomas Frieden, MD, PhD, director of the Center for Disease Control said it: “Methadone is […]

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Suboxone for Addiction

The Emerald Sands Suboxone Clinic For treating opiod dependence or addiction Closely monitored by Dr. Buckmaster Your request needs to be confirmed by the office to make sure the time is available. Do NOT use Suboxone if you are: allergic to any ingredient in buprenorphine taking sodium oxybate (GHB) Ask to be evaluated for enrollment in the clinic:

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Kids – How can I keep my kids off drugs?

Keeping kids off drugs centers on family influence and includes the personal issues of smoking and mental health. Good Family Influence Keeping kids off drugs starts with being a good parent.  Live right yourself.  Demonstrate how to keep boundaries, how to establish limits and how to keep yourself honest.  Want information on good parenting choices?  […]

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Methadone – Do you prescribe Methadone for pain?

Good question! Although methadone can ease the pain, its side effects and potential interactions with other medications can be serious, even lethal at higher doses.  Click here to read about methadone overdose deaths. Normally I prefer to prescribe Suboxone. A German pharmaceutical company developed Suboxone (buprenorphine), and it has turned out to be a dependable […]

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Pain Management – Answers

Do you have drug-related concerns about friends or family members or yourself? As we explore how humans can relate to opioids with freedom, dependency, or addiction — invite your loved ones to click on the articles in this series. Disclaimer – This column is for information and education only and is not intended to be a substitute for […]

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Pain Killers – Are they addictive?

Yes, pain killers are addictive — even those prescribed by your doctor. —– Our problems with addictive drugs go back 3000 years. From opium’s long history of addiction, the medical community calls any addictive drug an “opioid.” Modern opioids include opium, Hydrocodone, Lortab, Oxycodone, Oxycontin, hydromorphone, dilaudid, Percocet, Lorcet, MS Contin, Heroin, and Demerol.

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