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  • n. A semisynthetic opioid that is used to treat opioid addiction.


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  • But I look at long-term buprenorphine maintenance the same way I do methadone -- to give up heroin or illegally obtained Oxycontin for sustained use of Suboxone is simply trading one drug for another.

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  • It also found the painkiller buprenorphine, which is sold as Suboxone, and the anti-anxiety drug alprazolam, sold as Xanax, officials said.

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  • But police said they found Staten in possession of Suboxone pills, or buprenorphine, which is prescribed to treat heroin addiction.

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  • Officers approached the vehicle and found a folded-up dollar bill containing suspected heroin and two pills of suboxone, also known as buprenorphine, a medication used to treat heroin addiction, in the possession of the back-seat passenger, Kevin Logan, 44.

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  • Here the treatment is done with the help of suboxone which is the combination of two drugs namely buprenorphine, naloxone.


  • Butrans contains buprenorphine which is a mu opioid partial agonist and a Schedule III controlled substance.

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  • It uses medications such as buprenorphine and methadone to tone down one's drug dependency.

  • The drug considered to pose the least amount of harm was mushrooms, followed closely by buprenorphine and LSD.

    UK study finds Alcohol more harmful than heroin and crack cocaine

  • The products affected are known under their generic names as hydromorphone, methadone, morphine, oxycodone, oxymorphone, transdermal fentanyl and transdermal buprenorphine.

    FDA looks to crack down on misuse of opioid painkillers


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