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Is A Disease Just Like High Blood Pressure and it Can Be Managed

At Alton Village Pharmacy, —we’re interested in understanding each person’s entire health condition . Our caring and professional staff is ready to to be part of your journey to recovery. We dispense methadone and Suboxone.

Addiction: Prescriptions


What is methadone ?

Methadone is an opioid medication used to treat severe pain and addiction.
Methadone  as a tablet or oral solution is used to treat severe pain,
For addiction, methadone is mixed in flavored liquid (Tang)  and taken orally once a day

What is Suboxone

When taken at the correct dose, buprenorphine (Suboxone) prevents withdrawal symptoms and reduces drug cravings without causing the person to feel high or sleepy. This gives people who are addicted to opioids a chance to stabilize their lives.

Methadone is taken once a day, does it work all day?

The doctor and you will get to a dose that works for you. Methadone is long acting, so it lasts 24 hours.

Methadone or Suboxone, which one is better?

Both methadone and suboxone works very well depending upon many factors. You can discuss with your doctor or Pharmacist about which one will be best suited for you.

Addiction: FAQ
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