Sublocade

Active Ingredient(s): Buprenorphine
FDA Approved: * November 30, 2017
Pharm Company: * INDIVIOR INC
Category: Opioid Dependence

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Sublocade Overview

Buprenorphine, sold under the brand name Subutex, among others, is an opioid used to treat opioid addiction, acute pain, and chronic pain.[3] It can be used under the tongue, by injection, as a skin patch, or as an implant.[3][4] For opioid addiction it is typically only started when withdrawal symptoms have begun and for the first two days of treatment under direct observation of a health care provider.[3] For longer term treatm...

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Sublocade - A New Kind Of Suboxone

So there's a new kind of SUBOXONE out and it's called SUBLOCADE. It's a once a month injection done by a medical professional that lasts ALL month. So no more having to take it sublingually (under the tongue) daily anymore. I just found out about this last week and was wanting anyone's input about it. I don't know how I feel about it. What if it doesn't work ALL month and on week 3 you start feeling like s***? Can you go back to the doctor and get another shot or will they just give you a couple sublingual suboxone to make it through till the next week? I guess it's a pretty big dissolvable thing that slowly releases about 2mg a day into your bloodstream. Once again, I'm not sure how i feel about that. What if something happens and it ALL gets released at...

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Sublocade Injection

Has anyone had the Sublocade injection? I'm seriously thinking about switching from the films to the monthly injection. ## I haven't tried it, but do think it would be interesting to read how the shot compares to the films or sublingual tablets with regards to efficacy, bioavailability, duration of effects and so forth. According to the manufacturer, "In a 24-week clinical study, people who received Sublocade plus counseling were more likely to have weeks without opioid use compared with people who received a placebo shot (an inj. with no medication) plus counseling." Source: sublocade.com Also, there are some people who take Subutex (buprenorphine) for pain management instead of opioid cravings even though it's not specifically indicated for such use. I'd like t...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Buprenorphine
  • Film: 0.075mg, 0.15mg, 0.3mg, 0.45mg, 0.6mg, 0.75mg, 0.9mg, 12mg + 3mg, 150mcg, 16mg + 4mg, 2 mg + 0.5 mg, 2.1mg + 0.3mg, 2mg + 0.5mg, 300mcg, 4.2mg + 0.7mg, 450mcg, 4mg + 1mg, 6.3mg + 1mg, 600mcg, 750mcg, 75mcg, 8 mg + 2 mg, 8mg + 2mg, 900mcg
  • Film, Extended Release: 10mcg/hr, 15mcg/hr, 20mcg/hr, 5mcg/hr, 7.5mcg/hr
  • Implant: 80mg, 80mg/implant
  • Injection: 0.3mg, 0.3mg/ml
  • Injection, Extended Release: 100mg, 300mg
  • Solution, Extended Release: 100mg/0.5ml (100mg/0.5ml), 300mg/1.5ml (200mg/ml)
  • Tablet: 0.7mg + 0.18mg, 1.4mg + 0.36mg, 11.4mg + 2.9mg, 2.9mg + 0.71mg, 2mg, 2mg + 0.5mg, 5.7mg + 1.4mg, 8.6mg + 2.1mg, 8mg, 8mg + 2mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Sublocade: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 12496-0100 Sublocade 100 mg Subcutaneous Solution by Indivior Inc.
  • 12496-0300 Sublocade 300 mg Subcutaneous Solution by Indivior Inc.

Other drugs which contain Buprenorphine or a similar ingredient: (11 results)

Related Sublocade Topics:

Sublocade - A New Kind Of Suboxone
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Sublocade Injection
Has anyone had the Sublocade injection? I'm seriously thinking about switching from the films to the monthly injecti... 4 replies






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