Suboxone comes in several different formulations and strengths, and can also be given anywhere from one to three times per day, depending on your needs. When you start taking the medication, your doctor will tell you when and how to take the medication. And you'll have a chance to ask questions about how the drug should be used and stored.
While every individual should discuss a plan for how to take their Suboxone, what dose, and what frequency, this article can give you more information about what to expect prior to coming up with an individualized plan with your doctor.
Suboxone comes in several formulations, but by far the two most common formulations are strips/films or tablets. Your doctor will demonstrate how to use your product. Typically, administration follows a few basic steps.
Suboxone strips are placed under the tongue to dissolve, almost like a mint. When you take your strip: 
Tablets are slightly less common than the film form of the medication, but are another option particularly for patients who cannot tolerate the films. They are administered very similarly to the strips: 
Some people need just one strip or tablet. Others need multiple. Your doctor will work with you to find a dose that is just right for you.
Most people need between 2 mg and 32mg of medication per day Your dose may be higher or lower depending on your symptom severity.
Typically, your doctor will begin with a very small dose, 2- 4 mg daily. You'll stay in touch with them about your symptoms over the first few days. If you're still feeling cravings, you may need a higher dose.
If you forget or miss a dose of Suboxone, don't take multiple doses at once without talking to your doctor.
Store your medications safely where others can't find them, as these medications can be diverted. Make sure you store them in a cool, dry place.
Since all buprenorphine formulations dissolve in your mouth, take care of your teeth. Make sure you are keeping up with twice a day teeth brushing. These steps can help ensure that the sticky ingredients inside your medications don't harm your teeth or cause cavities.
Don’t be embarrassed to ask questions - taking Suboxone properly is more complicated than simply swallowing a pill and can take a few tries to get the hang of it - If you have questions about how to properly administer your Suboxone, talk to your doctor.