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Dr. Corey Clay
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Buprenex (Overview)

Buprenex is a that can both increase and decrease narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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What is buprenex (buprenorphine) used for?

What is buprenex (buprenorphine) used for?

What is buprenex (buprenorphine) use: For opoid dependant patients for replacement therapy ot for detoxification purposes. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
52 doctors shared insights

Buprenex (Overview)

Buprenex is a that can both increase and decrease narcotic effects which is a kind of pain medication.


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My pet was prescribed buprenex (buprenorphine) so can I use this to ween myself off opiates?

My pet was prescribed buprenex (buprenorphine) so can I use this to ween myself off opiates?

Absolutely Not: Veterinary medicines do not have the same purity as human medicine-they are not intended for human consumption. In addition, one must never take a drug prescribed for someone else (human or animal). ...Read more

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Is there any side effect of taking buprenorphine for a breastfeeding mother?

Yes: Buprenorphine is a narcotic. It can pass into the breast milk and be passed to the baby. It is not recommended for lactating women. ...Read more

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Father 90, buccal mucosa cancer, hospice, to control pain giving buprenorphine 0.2 mg sublingual but side effects restlessness, agitation, how control ?

Father 90, buccal mucosa cancer, hospice, to control pain giving buprenorphine 0.2 mg sublingual but side effects restlessness, agitation, how control ?

hospice care: Sorry to hear about your father. Care is individualized on multiple factors including cancer type, stage, age of patient, and performance status. I would discuss this with his hospital team. Pain management is an area the hospice team specializes in. ...Read more

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What is buprenex (buprenorphine)?

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. ...Read more

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What is buprenex (buprenorphine) for?

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. ...Read more

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What is buprenex (buprenorphine) used for?

What is buprenex (buprenorphine) use: For opoid dependant patients for replacement therapy ot for detoxification purposes. ...Read more

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What is buprenex (buprenorphine) liquid?

Pain medication: It is a semi synthetic medicine used for pain. Its used in non opiate tolerant individuals. ...Read more

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I have some buprenex (buprenorphine) but I do not want to inject it. Can it be used orally or anally?

Buprenorphine helps: Buprenex (buprenorphine) is useful for detoxification. Injecting it is not useful for that purpose. Standard use is sublingual (under the tongue, to be absorbed by the veins under the tongue). Consult your physician about using Buprenorphine for detoxification and/or maintenance. You might also consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous. ...Read more

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My pet was prescribed buprenex (buprenorphine) so can I use this to ween myself off opiates?

Absolutely Not: Veterinary medicines do not have the same purity as human medicine-they are not intended for human consumption. In addition, one must never take a drug prescribed for someone else (human or animal). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Buprenex (buprenorphine) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Buprenex (buprenorphine) allergy?

Buprenex Allergy: Buprenorphine (Buprenex®, Suboxone®, Subutex®) is an opioid medication that is used to treat narcotic addiction. It has also been used for the treatment of pain. Allergic reactions could include swelling of tongue, throat, lips, mouth, face, hives or difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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I have a buprenex (buprenorphine) prescription. Can I use this to ween myself off opiates?

Buprenorphine helps: Buprenex (buprenorphine) is useful. Weaning yourself may be challenging. Consult your physician about using Buprenorphine for detoxification and/or maintenance. You might also consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous. ...Read more

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What is better for chronic pain management fentanyl patches or buprenex (buprenorphine)?

What is better for chronic pain management fentanyl patches or buprenex (buprenorphine)?

Neither: Neither. See a pain specialist who does not hand out narcotics. If you must have one, try for generic ms-contin. Less absue and diversion potential. ...Read more

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Where can you get buprenorphine?

Buprenorphine: This is a controlled substance and is available on the order of a physician or other licensed practitioner who can write scripts. ...Read more

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How do you get off 2mil of buprenorphine ?

Right thing to do?: First decide if its the right thing to do. Taper to the lowest possible dose. Will have withdrawal symptoms even at the lowest dose but be less intense. Your doctor can prescribe various short-term medications to help deal with specific symptoms of withdrawal. There is no right or wring answer and do not hesitate to incorporate things such as acupuncture and other holistic measures. ...Read more

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How does buprenorphine work in the body ?

On Opiate receptors: It works an mu receptor, to reduce pain, or prevent withdrawal from pain killers, and it blocks kappa receptor to reduce issues with respiratory depression. ...Read more

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How much buprenorphine do you take to feel high?

You dont: Use it for this reason although some feel high at modest doses. ...Read more

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Why would anyone test your levels of buprenorphine?

BUPRENORPHINE: This is an opioid like drug that is controlled. as such if you are on it we need to verify use and presence in Urine and or blood. ...Read more

Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Buprenorphine (Definition)

Buprenorphine is a leukotriene inhibitor which is a kind of ...Read more