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Dr. Andrew Berry
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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. Andrew Berry
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

Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Buprenorphine (Definition)

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