Drug Profile: Buprenorphine

By |2016-11-03T08:40:36-07:00January 9th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , |

Buprenorphine, called bupe for short, is a opiate drug produced by Reckitt Benckiser that was originally meant to treat patients addicted to other, more dangerous, opiod medications like methadone or heroin. Sold in the form of Suboxone and Subutex, buprenorphine attaches to the brain's opioid receptors, but it is much [...]