Active Ingredient(s):Buprenorphine FDA Approved: * October 23, 2015 Pharm Company: *ENDO PHARMS INC Category:Opioid Dependence
Buprenorphine is an opioid used to treat opioid use disorder, acute pain, and chronic pain. It can be used under the tongue (sublingual), in the cheek (buccal), by injection (intravenous and subcutaneous), as a skin patch (transdermal), or as an implant. For opioid use disorder, it is typically started when withdrawal symptoms have begun and for the first two days of treatment under direct observation of a health-care provider.[...
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