Buprenorphine is classified as a mixed opioid agonist-antagonist medication. It aids in the prevention of withdrawal symptoms by preventing the use of unique opioids. It is used as part of a comprehensive drug abuse treatment program.
How to Use Buprenorphine Hcl Sublingual Pill?
Before you begin using sublingual buprenorphine, and every time you get a refill, read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Use this medication as directed by your doctor, at least once daily. Allow the medicine to dissolve under your tongue for 5 to 10 minutes. If you are prescribed more than one pill daily, you can place all of the tablets under your tongue or two drugs at a time. This remedy should not be swallowed or chewed. It’s not going to work as, well.
Buprenorphine alone is occasionally used in the first few days after discontinuing all exceptional opioids. It is sometimes administered at your doctor’s office. Your doctor can switch you to a buprenorphine/naloxone medication for maintenance treatment. To prevent withdrawal signs and symptoms, the combination with naloxone works in the same way as buprenorphine alone. It is combined with naloxone to prevent drug misuse (injection).
Buprenorphine works exceptionally well when the initial dose is started after the signs and symptoms of opioid withdrawal have all begun. If started soon after your last opioid use, buprenorphine will cause withdrawal symptoms. Follow your doctor’s instructions for your treatment plan.
Your clinical situation and treatment response determine the dose. Do not increase your quantity. Take the drugs more frequently or for a more extended time than prescribed. Stop the drugs as soon as possible.
To get the most out of this medication, take it regularly. Use it at the same time every day to help you remember.
Stopping this medication abruptly may cause withdrawal symptoms, especially if you’ve taken it for a long time or in large doses. To avoid withdrawal symptoms, your doctor may advise you to reduce your amount gradually.
Buprenorphine should not be injected (“shot up”). Injecting it is dangerous and may result in severe withdrawal symptoms. For more information, speak with your doctor or pharmacist.
Inform your doctor immediately if your situation does not improve or worsens.