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Table 2 Coping strategies among participants that reported buprenorphine supply disruption, n = 38

From: Outcomes among buprenorphine-naloxone primary care patients after Hurricane Sandy

Coping strategya n (% of 38)
Obtained an unscheduled buprenorphine refill from a program physician 27 (71)
Obtained buprenorphine from a friend 10 (26)
Tolerated withdrawal symptoms 9 (24)
Obtained buprenorphine from a drug dealer 5 (13)
Used heroin 4 (11)
Used prescription opioids 2 (5)
Obtained buprenorphine from family 1 (3)
  1. apatients may have chosen more than option.