Were you looking for information about Buprenorphine? Buprenorphene is a common misspelling of buprenorphine.
As an opioid medication, buprenorphine (Buprenex®, Butrans®, Subutex®, Suboxone®) works primarily in the central nervous system to treat opioid dependence and certain types of pain. Depending on what the drug is being used for, your healthcare provider may prescribe it in the form of a tablet, injection, patch, or film. This medication is approved for use in adults only, except for the injection, which is approved for use also in children over the age of two.
(To learn more about this drug, click Buprenorphine. This featured article gives an overview of how to use it, why it may not be suitable for everyone, side effects, and more. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)