one is a high-powered synthetic opiate
; the other is a partial antagonist, or opiate blocker
. This drug was tested and approved only for short-term use, and addicts who were placed on it for long-term maintenance similar to methadone, are now discovering the horrors of getting off the stuff. Look up the term PAWS - Post Acute-Withdrawal Syndrome, and see what awaits you after using suboxone for more than a few weeks.