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Drug Interactions

Buprenorphine may react with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Buprenorphine).

What If I Overdose on Buprenorphine?

An overdose of this medication can be quite dangerous and can even lead to death. It is important that you seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have overdosed on buprenorphine.

Who Makes This Medication?

Buprenex, Subutex, and Suboxone are manufactured by Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Butrans is manufactured by LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG for Purdue Pharma L.P.

How Should This Medication Be Stored?

Buprenorphine should be stored at room temperature, protected from prolonged exposure to light. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets. Because buprenorphine is a potential drug of abuse, store it in a safe place to prevent theft.

Generic Availability

Buprenex and Subutex are available in generic form; however, Butrans and Suboxone are not (see Generic Buprenex, Generic Butrans, Generic Subutex, and Generic Suboxone for more information).
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