Were you looking for information about Buprenorphine? Buprenorphin is a common misspelling of buprenorphine.
Buprenorphine (Buprenex®, Butrans®, Subutex®, Suboxone®) is prescribed for the treatment of opioid dependence or moderate-to-severe pain. It comes in many forms, including an injection, tablet, patch, or film that dissolves under the tongue.
The form and dosage your healthcare provider prescribes will depend on many factors, such as the condition being treated and how you respond to this opioid medication. Side effects are generally mild and may include things like drowsiness, constipation, and headache.
(Click Buprenorphine to read more about this medication. This article talks about what to expect during treatment, how long treatment typically lasts, and safety issues to keep in mind. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)