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What is buprenex (buprenorphine) liquid?

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Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
Pain medication: It is a semi synthetic medicine used for pain. Its used in non opiate tolerant individuals.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

What is buprenex (buprenorphine)?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Buprenex (buprenorphine): It is Buprenorphine used in high doses >2mgm to control moderate acute pain in non opoid totrant patient in lower deses. It is also used in high doses sublingually for detoxification and long term replacement therapy in opoid dependance patients.It is marketed under name of soboxone or subutex, and the drug is now used for that purpose in us.Long term replacement or detox therapy in opoid dependant.
Dr. Kevin Passer
undefined 36 years experience
That is not correct. Buprenex is an injectable form of buprenorphine and it is only available in 0.3 mg vials. It is not high dose buprenorphine. Kevin M. Passer, M.D. FAPA
Dec 18, 2015

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