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buprenorphine

An analgesic used in moderate to severe pain conditions.

Contradications

It is contraindicated in conditions of opioid dependence, severe lung & liver insufficiency, myasthenia gravis (long-term neuromuscular disease), delirium tremens (confusion caused upon withdrawal of alcohol).

Side effects

Side effects experienced include:

Dizziness, nausea, sweating, drowsiness, erythema (redness of skin or mucous membrane), pruritus, rash, GI upset and dry mouth. This not a complete list, so physician guidance is required in case of any complications or severity.

Expert Advice

  • Sublingual tablets not to be swallowed. Place tablet under the tongue & let it dissolve.
  • Prescriber to be consulted immediately in case of breathing difficulty, unrelieved nausea or vomiting, unusual weakness, chest pain or increased drowsiness.
  • Alcohol avoided during therapy.
  • Slowly change position when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • In the case of unrelieved constipation, consult the prescriber for a suitable laxative or stool softener.

FAQs

Buprenorphine is used for?

The medicine and its combination together with naloxone is used to treat opioid dependence (addiction to opioid drugs like heroin & narcotic painkillers).

How long should I wait to take Buprenorphine after taking methadone?

There should be at least 24 hours (rather longer) between the time you will take your last dose of methadone & the first dose of buprenorphine.

How many times should I take this medicine in a day?

This medicines effect lasts for 24 hours, meaning take it once a day.

Which other drugs interact with Buprenorphine?

Products that interact with this medicine include: naltrexone, mixed opioid agonist- antagonist like butorphanol, nalbuphine, pentazocine.

Can this medicine cause rise in blood pressure?

It is found that buprenorphine can cause an early & dose-dependent rise in heart rate & systolic and diastolic blood pressure.

Medicines containing buprenorphine

Bnor 0.3mg

By Schazoo Pharmaceuticals

Pack size: 5 Ampx1 ml

Rs.36.72

Buper 0.2mg

By Rakahposhi

Pack size: 5x10s

Rs.80

Dorfene 0.3mg

By Pharmadic

Pack size: 5 Ampx1 ml

Rs.26.4

Opinor 0.3mg

By Global Pharma

Pack size: 5 Ampx1 ml

Rs.35

Opinor 0.2mg

By Global Pharma

Pack size: 5x10s

Rs.80

Orgesic 0.3mg

By OBS

Pack size: 5 Ampx1 ml

Rs.32.06

Prenor 0.3mg

By Amson

Pack size: 5 Ampx1 ml

Rs.37.8

Segesic 0.2mg

By Saydon

Pack size: 5x10s

Rs.80

Temfin 0.3mg

By Ceicel

Pack size: 5 Ampx1 ml

Rs.100

Zonor 0.3mg

By Pharmatec

Pack size: 5 Ampx1 ml

Rs.33.3

Zonor 0.2mg

By Pharmatec

Pack size: 5x10s

Rs.85.64

B-nor 0.3 mg

By Fynk

Pack size: 5 ampx1 ml

Rs.180

Bubrifen 0.3 mg

By Global-Vision

Pack size: 5 Ampx1ml

Rs.180

Buepron 0.3 mg

By Sami

Pack size: 5 Ampx1ml

Rs.48.8

Buepron 0.3 mg

By Sami

Pack size: 1 Ampx1 ml

Rs.48.98

Bunorfin 0.3 mg

By Atco

Pack size: 5 Ampx1ml

Rs.40

Bunorfin 0.2 mg

By Atco

Pack size: 5 x10's

Rs.107.72

Bupregesic 0.3 mg

By PCW

Pack size: 5 Ampx1ml

Rs.25.8

Gesic 0.2 mg

By Unexo

Pack size: 1 x50's

Rs.487

Gesnor 0.3 mg

By PDH

Pack size: 5 Ampx1ml

Rs.33

Mommi 0.2 mg

By Xenon

Pack size: 5 x10's

Rs.92

Norpin 0.3 mg

By Bosch

Pack size: 5 Ampx1ml

Rs.34.2

Prozem 0.2mg

By Valor

Pack size: 5x10's

Rs.80

Rukgasee 0.2 mg

By Reko

Pack size: 5 x10's

Rs.104.4

Segesic 0.3 mg

By Saydon

Pack size: 5 Ampx1ml

Rs.180

Temgo 0.2 mg

By Aries

Pack size: 1 x50's

Rs.400

Temgo 0.3 mg

By Aries

Pack size: 5 Ampx1ml

Rs.180